Personal, Post-Activation

So I Want To Be A Motivational Speaker…

Image Credits: Her Campus  Here are 8 words I never thought I'd say together: 'So I Want To Be A Motivational Speaker..." Growing up, I hated public speaking. I used to get terribly nervous getting up in front of the class and speaking. I'd stumble on my words. I'd forget everything I was supposed to… Continue reading So I Want To Be A Motivational Speaker…

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).

Personal, Pre-Surgery

Confessions of A Def Deaf Girl — My Story

Image Credits: Vimeo Hey everyone and welcome to my new blog. Some of you may be following me after being redirected from my main blog, http://www.kimerskine.wordpress.com . I wanted to create a new blog that focuses strictly on my journey into the wild, wonderful world of cochlear implants though. So here we are! Allow me to… Continue reading Confessions of A Def Deaf Girl — My Story