An Uneasy Truce with Tinnitus

We blame IT on our hearing loss. On stress. On overexposure to loud noise. On medications. On illness or disease. On the treatments for illness. On pregnancy. On getting older. On we-haven’t-got-a-clue! The IT is Tinnitus, or “T” as many sufferers call it, not wanting to legitimize it by giving it a name. There are…

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At Night, When I am Deaf

At the end of a long, noisy day Some people remove their hearing aids Or sound processors For some quiet time, some peace Before going to bed.   These are the moments of ahhh……   For others, removing their technology And moving about, soundless Makes them feel uncomfortable, disconnected, Floating in a world of cotton…

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