My Hear-Abulary is Growing!

One of the joys of getting brand new hearing aids or getting a cochlear implant (CI) is the new sounds that come on your radar. As a hearing aid user, I loved how sounds popped up out of nowhere, shooting new information to my brain. Sounds were louder and crisper and the hiss of the…

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Why I Dread My Annual Hearing Test

This week, I’m scheduled for a hearing checkup and I am not particularly looking forward to it. Odd, isn’t it, that a person with lifelong hearing loss and who’s had upward of 60 annual checkups can still feel uneasy at the thought of it? It’s not that I don’t like the audiologists who conduct the…

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