Finding the Silence of the Season

“When I get home at night, the first thing I do is whip off my hearing aid and relax.” I was a little shocked at my friend’s comment. Another friend also takes off her cochlear implant sound processor at times during the day just to get the same noise-free peace. I fought hard for the…

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The Tests of Tinnitus

When I tell someone that I have severe tinnitus, a frequent response I get is clearly intended to commiserate, to make me feel better. “Oh yeah, I have that too. A little dinging bell that never stops dinging – it drives me crazy.” A little dinging bell? I would love to have just a little…

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