Firstly, I’d like to apologise for not blogging much these past few weeks, life has been a bit hectic lately and it has been put to the back of my mind – I promise I didn’t forget about you lovely readers though. But enough of that and onto this week’s post…
This past week I have been reminded of just how much I rely on my cochlear implant. My husband occasionally works night shifts and I really don’t like these shifts, not for soppy reasons like I miss him (if he is reading this – I obviously do!!) but because I barely sleep a wink. Continue reading “The Perils of Hearing Loss & Tinnitus”
Think Hearing Loss is a ‘harmless’ disability? Think again.
Hearing Loss in its varying degrees can affect individuals in different ways. Many people do not realise the effects that hearing loss can have on everyday life and a personals emotional state, unfortunately it is still very much seen as an invisible disability. Continue reading “A Harmless Disability?”
Whilst researching hearing loss in the early stages of my SSHL diagnosis, I came across a lot of myths about hearing loss out there so I thought it was time to debunk these and give you the facts. Continue reading “6 Myths And Facts About Hearing Loss”
The worst thing about moving home is having to de-clutter. It’s incredible how much we hoard paperwork and silly little mementos.
Whilst sorting through the debris of old work payslips (I’m talking about over 10 years old!) and various other documents, I came across all my paperwork relating to my many, many hospital appointments and assessments for a CI. I smiled, thinking about my journey and how far I have come in little over 2 years. Continue reading “Looking Back”
I have been deaf since birth as a result of maternal rubella and wore hearing aids since the age of 2 despite this, I was never the “deaf kid”. . Continue reading “Growing Up With Hearing Loss”
Following on from the BBC’s inspirational story last week on the Deaf women working in the White House and seeing as it is a dull and dreary Monday, I thought I would post an inspiring blog for you all today with the aim of reminding you that a) you are not alone in your hearing loss and b) you can achieve anything you put your mind to. Continue reading “Famous People Living With Hearing Loss”
Hearing loss in the working environment can be one of the most difficult situations you find yourself in, especially if you work in a fast paced office environment or in telesales. It can often lead to feelings of inadequacies or inferiority. I know when I first had my hearing loss, I really struggled with being at work.
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This week is Tinnitus Awareness week so I thought I would give you all a bit of an insight into a life with tinnitus. Continue reading “My Annoying Friend…Tinnitus.”
Happy New Year to all my readers and Happy 1st Birthday to my Robot Ear!!
Continue reading “Happy 1st Birthday Robot Ear!”
It has been a while since I last updated this blog – simply because I don’t have anything new to talk about really, life has pretty much returned to normality since the implant for which I am truly grateful.
As you may already know I am currently volunteering with the fabulous charity Hearing Link UK and I was recently approached about being in contact with a lady whose mother has just had the CI operation, of course I agreed without hesitation. Continue reading “Coping with Silence”