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Vivie M. Patient Expert

I am an 6 month old CI Implantee in Greece..I 've started discovering new sounds and a more colored meaning in life...even with its trials..
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Nearly there... by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness <p>Hello everyone. As I type this I'm enjoying a crepe at some restaurant. I've been neglecting this space due to my health issues plus I had a lot to think about. </p> ... Read on »
Cottonbud by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Getting there but not yet.... Read on »
About time to update something that is called my blog... by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Oh my god , I haven't blogged for four months.  But you all know I had a very good excuse ( THIS time. dunno about next time )  From my last post , you probably know ... Read on »
A new twist... by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness  I haven't written here for over  three months.  My reason was a simple one.A health crisis.   My hearing birthday was on May 22nd , and it was my 3rd Hearing Birthd ... Read on »
3 years post surgery... by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness In honor of my surgery anniversary ( already 3rd one? Time sure FLIES ) I'm reposting below an excerpt of my Surgery diary that corresponds to the day of surgery... Thursd ... Read on »
Knocking on doors. by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness After reading this post , I understood one more thing about me , that leads back from HA days. I'm known to blunder into rooms , seeing not the best situations , and even ... Read on »
Help little Luca to hear! by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A few days ago , I was browsing in FB aimlessly , as I was on a short vacation at my parents'. I stumbled on this Greek note , which I've translated in English for my En ... Read on »
An update by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I'll do a bullet list since it's been so long without an update..almost three months...ughhh.. I made my first trip on my own.Went to London , to stay at a CI friend ... Read on »
Which part of not hearing , they don't get? by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness WARNING : a mini rant ahead.Yes.so , if you are officially disgusted from rants , please go elsewhere.Duly noted. You still here? Gosh..well , let me start...( and t ... Read on »
Rain rain rain by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Haven't written lately... I've been a bit frustrated with my CI lately.. But since I changed in the higher , louder map ( the one that I avoided for a bit , since it ... Read on »
News , finally :) by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Haven't posted since start of the month...well , I got snowed under with work, even if I don't have a proper job yet. Still have speech 2x a week , it's been slow but sur ... Read on »
Coping at college with CI by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Ooookayyy..another post :) I've been busy since August , to be honest..and every time I'd get a blog started , I'd get sidetracked. Hmmm , this seems to be a popular ... Read on »
Alerting Systems by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness For a long time , I've been researching alerting systems to install in my flat. I might have the CI , but essentially , I'm deaf . I do hear enviromental noises , and sp ... Read on »
Sea urchins,snorkeling and ear! by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Hello! This summer is progressing quite well for me, and I'm currently at my parents , having completed another yr of speech therapy. *smile* I loved every min of su ... Read on »
Diary of Surgery by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Hmmm..Better late than never ? Consider yourself warned from the title!! I've had my surgery , 2 years ago..and , today , as I was tidying up , I found the surgery diary ... Read on »
Friendship, iTouch-ing and call-ing! by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Boo!! Haven't posted for awhile , been busy! A happy busy though.. I'm two years post implant , and just day before yesterday...I heard the phone ringing as I wa ... Read on »
Friends by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Friends... Some friends I see almost every day.I say good morning to them.We exchange pleasantries , smiles , how's you , small talk. Some I was seeing every day wh ... Read on »
Summer is coming... by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I haven't posted for 3 months..bad me! I'll do a bullet update again Braces : I get them tightened every month.Got the last tightening yesterday and it's been ... Read on »
Nameless post.Or , rather a lot of posts rolled in one. by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Wow, I really let time slide without blogging....So , I rolled all the posts I should do in just one post.I'm SO lazy. Braces are going good.I've gotten used to th ... Read on »
I seem like I've fallen off th ... by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I seem like I've fallen off the blogland..*sorry* Lately I wasn't in a mood for writing , and I seem to prefer more FB'king or instant messaging over the internet.. ... Read on »