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Ski Boots by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness It was a lot of fun skiing last Wednesday. The temperatures were great, not too cold or too warm so you weren’t sweating in your ski gear. I hadn’t been ... Read on »
Trusting My Ears by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness We had our piano tuned in November. When the girls come home, they enjoy playing some of their favorite songs as well as Christmas music and complain if the piano hasn’t bee ... 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 »
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 »
Thanksgiving by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I have been trying for several days to put into words The thankfulness I feel, for all that I have heard The words keep escaping me They never seem enough So it ... Read on »
This Is Who I Am by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Sometimes a dream can seem so real that when you wake up you wonder if it happened. I had a dream like that last night and what I dreamt is impossible, but it seemed so real ... 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 »
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 »
Vaulted Ceilings and Wood Floors by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Where I live, the popular home design for quite a while now has been vaulted ceilings and wood floors. I cannot think of another design in home planning that is more unfrien ... Read on »
Weeds! by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness On Saturday I found myself thinking about sounds that I had never thought about before. Weeding a garden has sounds of its own. Weeds with a shallow root don’t make a lot ... Read on »
It Feels Good to Feel Normal by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Yesterday was eventful with two experiences to remind me how fortunate I am to have hearing with my cochlear implants. It started out with a trip to the grocery sto ... 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 »
Name That Kitty by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness This is my cat. We brought him home in June of 1995 when he was about six weeks old. With five family members trying to come up with just the right name and not agreeing on an ... Read on »
Pots and Pans Band by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness We opened up our lake cabin Mother’s Day weekend. My daughter, son-in-law and two grandsons surprised us with a last minute decision to join us for the weekend. It was ... 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 »
Stunning - Susan Boyle by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I have watched this YouTube piece several times now and I just can't seem to get enough. Like Piers says, this woman's performance of "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Miserables i ... Read on »
Spring Song by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I started spring cleaning yesterday. It is not warm enough to open the windows yet, so I was working in my closed up house dusting out window sills when I heard his song. Th ... Read on »
Mentors by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Smiles and laughter, voices strong A room full of friends with a common bond Relationships growing, new and old Lives changing from quiet to bold Brought together ... Read on »
Mentors by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Smiles and laughter, voices strong A room full of friends with a common bond Relationships growing, new and old Lives changing from quiet to bold Brought together ... Read on »
Not a Minute Too Soon by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I can hear the ticking of the clock on the wall I can hear your footsteps as you walk down the hall I can hear the laughter of the children in their room The sounds ... Read on »