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A Book Review - "Wired for Sound" by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I recently finished reading Wired for Sound: a journey into hearing by Beverly Biderman. Beverly writes about her personal experiences as a person with severe to profound he ... Read on »
A Gutsy Girl by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I first met Kristin on Hearing Journey. Today her cochlear implant is being activated. Kristin's road to this day has been bumpy due to other health issues and she has hurdled ... Read on »
Are You Listening? by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness My daughter called me this evening and she was frustrated with the communication in her family. She is married and has a step-daughter age 11 and two boys 5 and 15 months. She ... Read on »
Beautiful Blogger Award by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Beautiful Blogger Award & Nominations! Speak Up Librarian nominated me for this award and I am honored. Thank you Speak Up Librarian. Now here's my jo ... Read on »
Bird Talk by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness First, an update, my mother is doing well and statistics regarding sudden hearing loss seem to be in her favor. I think she is bothered more by the tinnitus than the los ... Read on »
Changes or Allergies? by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness For about a week now, my hearing has been different. I suffer from seasonal allergies and they really flared up about ten days ago and I had to start taking medication for s ... Read on »
Changes or Allergies? by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness For about a week now, my hearing has been different. I suffer from seasonal allergies and they really flared up about ten days ago and I had to start taking medication for som ... Read on »
Choosing a Cochlear Implant by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness You are at a point in your life where you have to make a life altering decision and choose a cochlear implant either for yourself or your child. Where do you start? ... Read on »
Christmas Preparations by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The Christmas lights keep blowing fuses The house is a dusty mess Even if I’m weary I will not take any rest I must power clean and decorate The house is waiting for ... Read on »
Clear Headed by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness When I put my CIs on this morning, the volume seemed much louder and I had to turn them down. My hearing is much clearer today as my allergy symptoms also seem to be subsid ... Read on »
Clear Voice by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness People often ask and want to understand how I hear with my cochlear implant. When trying to help others understand, I and other CI users have described pictures. For insta ... Read on »
Do we really mean to say "congratulations"? by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Do we really mean to say “congratulations” to someone who has just qualified for a cochlear implant? I don’t mean any offense to the people that say this, because I know the s ... Read on »
Fast Talkers by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I know that I’m fortunate that I am a cochlear implant user that can use the phone and is no longer afraid to answer it. I really do as well as most hearing people. Today ... Read on »
Final Meow by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I didn't know when I was writing about hearing Elvis that I would soon be saying good-bye. Our beloved pet had developed a tumor on his liver and stomach. We said good-bye tod ... Read on »
Found Sound by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness It was a beautiful day and I decided to take advantage of it and go for walk. I grabbed my camera with the hope of getting some good pictures and headed towards a park with a ... Read on »
From CII to Naida by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness When the decision was made 13 years ago to get a cochlear implant and I was faced with choosing a brand, my audiologist sent me home with information packets from two comp ... Read on »
Getting off the Roller Coaster by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Something wonderful happens to people after they have had their cochlear implants for a while. They get on with life! As a late-deafened adult and cochlear imp ... Read on »
Go Away! by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I have written about this before, but here it is again! Where is this coming from? I want it to STOP. I want my rose-colored glasses back. Okay, what am I talking about? ... Read on »
Going Bilateral by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I started thinking about going bilateral about a year after getting a cochlear implant in my left ear. I thought about it off and on and really didn’t get serious about it unt ... Read on »