Post-Surgery

Post Cochlear Implant Surgery Day 10 – Starting to Feel “Normal” Again

Today is probably the best day I've had post-surgery. I've still needed to take all of my pain pills so far, but overall I felt a lot better. Pain isn't quite as bad as it has been and I've had more energy and better balance and less dizziness. Plus, day 10 + 1 day after… Continue reading Post Cochlear Implant Surgery Day 10 – Starting to Feel “Normal” Again

Post-Surgery

Post Cochlear Implant Surgery: The Removal of Stitches And Testing of Equipment PLUS WHEN MY ACTIVATION WILL BE!

Image Credits: Wise Geek Today was a really big day, even though it started off just being about me getting my stitches out. I wasn't even going to meet with the audiologists until next week. My original appointment with the audiologist to test equipment was scheduled for tomorrow. However, here in South Jersey we're expecting… Continue reading Post Cochlear Implant Surgery: The Removal of Stitches And Testing of Equipment PLUS WHEN MY ACTIVATION WILL BE!

Personal, Post-Surgery

Cochlear Implant Surgery: The Actual Procedure + How I’m Recovering

I'm finally feeling with it enough to update my blog. I had my cochlear implant surgery on Monday, November 17th. The procedure went very well but it definitely took a lot out of me that's for sure. I'm going to try to tell everything as I remember it. I woke up at around 5:30am on… Continue reading Cochlear Implant Surgery: The Actual Procedure + 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