Personal, Post-Activation

What It’s Like To Go On A Picnic With A Cochlear Implant

This past weekend I did something I've always wanted to do, but never really had anyone to do it with. It's something very simple, but no one would ever do it with me in the past; I went on a picnic with my boyfriend. Now I've definitely been to the park and been on picnics… Continue reading What It’s Like To Go On A Picnic With A Cochlear Implant

Personal, Post-Activation

How Getting A Cochlear Implant Helped Rid Me Of Anxiety

Image Credits: Pulse Magazine  I have a confession to make. If you're deaf or hard of hearing like myself, than this should come as no surprise. In fact, if you're deaf or hard of hearing like myself, you yourself are or probably have been in the same boat at one point or another. Here it… Continue reading How Getting A Cochlear Implant Helped Rid Me Of Anxiety

Personal, Pre-Surgery

Why I Chose a Red Cochlear Implant Processor (Instead Of One That Would Blend In With My Hair).

Image Credits: Advanced Bionics Pinterest  I've been getting a little bit of backlash lately from people when I tell them that my cochlear implant processor is going to be bright red. Big surprise: the people making the comments have no hearing impairment and will never have to make this kind of decision or understand what… Continue reading Why I Chose a Red Cochlear Implant Processor (Instead Of One That Would Blend In With My Hair).