Why Me?

I recently read an article about a woman who was suffering from some sort of chronic problem. On the scale of horrific issues with “10” being a fatal disease and “1” being ugly (but functional) feet, this woman’s problem ranked around a 3, in my opinion. “I ask myself, why me?” she says in the…

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Am I a Hearing Person Wannabe?

The green-eyed monster rises up in me every once in a while. I can’t help it—it’s human nature. My human nature. There are occasional moments when, stabbed in the heart with envy, I look at a hearing person (someone with no hearing loss) and think, “I wish I were you.” Usually it’s more like, “I…

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