Christianity, Church, Personal, Post-Activation, Post-Surgery, Religion

What Does Speaking in Tongues Have to Do With Sign Language?

What the Apostle Paul Says About Speaking in Tongues in 1 Corinthians 14 This week I read 1 Corinthians 14, and it made me think a lot about the history of American Sign Language. In 1 Corinthians 14, Paul is talking to the church of Corinth about speaking in tongues. He acknowledges the ability to… Continue reading What Does Speaking in Tongues Have to Do With Sign Language?

Christianity, Personal, Post-Activation

What It’s Like To Start A New Job (Or 3!) With Cochlear Implants

Image Credits: Matti Frost  Hey guys! Long time, no talk! I can't believe I haven't updated this blog since April! Huge apologies for that --- I've just been so incredibly busy these past few months - mainly with starting my new jobs! Starting a new job with a cochlear implant can be quite a different… Continue reading What It’s Like To Start A New Job (Or 3!) With Cochlear Implants

Christianity, Church, Personal, Post-Activation, Religion

What It’s Like To Go To A Baseball Game With A Cochlear Implant + EXCITING NEWS!

Take me out to the ball game.... It's really been a long while since I wrote anything. Rest be assured, I am not abandoning this blog and I am definitely not abandoning my book project. I've just been extremely busy with work lately. There's been quite a few changes happening lately which are very exciting… Continue reading What It’s Like To Go To A Baseball Game With A Cochlear Implant + EXCITING NEWS!

Christianity, Church, Personal, Post-Activation, Religion

Christmas With a Cochlear Implant

Image Credits: CCDowney.com  Hey everyone, how was your holidays? I'm finally getting around to update this again. I think it's safe to say my holidays were a bit crazy. Fun and good,  but definitely a bit crazy and overwhelming in parts lol. It's no secret that my cochlear implant was definitely the greatest gifts I… Continue reading Christmas With a Cochlear Implant

Christianity, Church, Personal, Post-Activation, Post-Surgery, Religion

The First 4 Days Of Cochlear Implant Activation: An Exciting (But Overwhelming) Journey

This picture was taken just a few hours before activation. Yes... I am magnetic. Hey guys I finally have time to update this after being activated on Wednesday, December 17th. It has been such a crazy and overwhelming past four days, but definitely a very exciting time. My activation wasn't what I would call a… Continue reading The First 4 Days Of Cochlear Implant Activation: An Exciting (But Overwhelming) Journey

Christianity, Church, Personal, Pre-Surgery, Religion

Preparing For Cochlear Implant Surgery

Image Credits: Powerhouse Museum I've slowed down a little bit with my blog posts this week. I've just been so incredibly busy with work and preparing for my cochlear implant surgery lately. I've said it once and I've said it again, I'm pretty sure preparing for the surgery is a much harder and more-time consuming… Continue reading Preparing For Cochlear Implant Surgery

Christianity, Church, Personal, Pre-Surgery, Religion

Thing To Do Post Cochlear Implant Activation: Experience Church In A Whole New Way

Image Credits: Jumonville Photo Blog I've been blogging a lot lately. Sorry, not at all sorry about that. It's the weekend and I haven't had many plans. Larry has been a bit busy with his family this weekend so we just pushed our usual weekend plans back to Monday for this week. In an effort… Continue reading Thing To Do Post Cochlear Implant Activation: Experience Church In A Whole New Way