Personal, Post-Activation, Religion

What It’s Like to Graduate With Cochlear Implants

Hey guys! Long time, no blog! I have been a little bit more active on my other blog, KimErskine.WordPress.com lately. Feel free to check that out if you get a chance. It has a lot of book reviews if you're into that kind of thing! There is one big thing that has happened since I… Continue reading What It’s Like to Graduate 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!

Personal, Post-Activation

Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Go To Graduate School PLUS What’s Holding Me Back

Image Credits: Seth and Ray If you've known me any time in the last 3 years, you've probably hear this same old argument from me countless times. I said I wanted to go back to school to get my Master's in Public Relations. Then I had my heart set on earning a Master's in English… Continue reading Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Go To Graduate School PLUS What’s Holding Me Back

Personal, Post-Surgery

Post Cochlear Implant Surgery: 3 Days Until Activation!

Image Credits: Tom Linuk Hey guys sorry it's been awhile since I've updated. I haven't had too much to say. The part of getting a cochlear implant that no one tells you is that the last two weeks before you're activated are by far the worst. Sure, you feel better. The incisions are all pretty… Continue reading Post Cochlear Implant Surgery: 3 Days Until Activation!

Personal, Post-Surgery

Post-Cochlear Implant Surgery Day 6: How I’m Recovering

Well it's been 6 days since I received my cochlear implant at Jefferson University Hospital. The first few days were pretty hard but I'm slowly starting to get better. During the first 4 days I had a lot of pain and dizziness. Sleeping was very important and I would take a nap about every two… Continue reading Post-Cochlear Implant Surgery Day 6: How I’m Recovering

Pre-Surgery

Preparing for Cochlear Implant Surgery: Why I Have Brand New BROKEN Glasses

I got a new pair of glasses today... And they're already broken. (Kind of).  Why Having Broken Glasses is Ideal for Cochlear Implant Surgery (Even If You Have Contacts) But this is a good thing. The whole reason I bought them was so the doctor could (temporarily) break them for me. I'm not insane, I… Continue reading Preparing for Cochlear Implant Surgery: Why I Have Brand New BROKEN Glasses