Help! I Can’t Hear My Doctor (Or Nurse, Or Technician…)

I recently wrote about the nerve-wracking experience common to people with hearing loss: Waiting... Read More

Dear Family: A Holiday Hearing Letter

Dear Family, Every year, before Thanksgiving and Christmas and Hanukkah and all the other... Read More

Was That MY Name They Just Called?

I write about hearing loss, it’s what I do. Since 2011, I’ve written weekly... Read More

Invite a HoH Into Your Life

If you have hearing loss, do you have someone in your circle of friends... Read More

People With Hearing Loss – Are You Open to Inspiration?

Because you’re reading this article – or at least its first line, so far... Read More


What (Still) Makes Me Nervous about Hearing Loss

Most days I feel like I’ve got this hearing loss thing licked. After all,... Read More

How to Talk to a Hard of Hearing Person (2016)

Note: I first posted this article five years ago to the day. I’ve made... Read More

Santa – Can You HEAR Me?!

Dear Santa, OK, Claus, this is IT! Year after year I write you, asking... Read More

Easy Hearing Loss Resolutions to Make and Take One Day at a Time

  New Year resolutions are never really meant to last the whole year, let... Read More

5 Errors of Our (Hearing Loss) Ways

Sometimes we, the people with hearing loss, are our own worst enemy. Not all... Read More


What I Would Like to Hear This Christmas

Dear Santa, How are you? I’m sure you’re busy and this is a long... Read More

Gulp! First Visit to a New Audiologist

Today, I met with a new audiologist for the first time.  Well, she’s not... Read More

A HoH Goes to the Spa

When talking about hearing loss and its impact on our lives, we usually discuss... Read More

Wedding Vows for Hard of Hearing People

What happens if the groom says “I Do,” and the bride says “Pardon?”  If you... Read More

You Gotta Laugh About Hearing Loss

Dear Shannon, How are you doing?  It was great seeing you again at last... Read More