Tag: cochlear implant adjustment

Big Life Small Life

By the time I got my cochlear implant late last fall, my professional and social life had become a shadow of its former self. Severe hearing loss so constricted my communication that I could only relax when I was alone. After all, I could… Continue Reading “Big Life Small Life”

Come Back

It’s working but I’m not cured. In November, I had cochlear implant surgery. Basically, this means that I have a mechanical ear. What you see on the back of my head is the receiver/processor that sends signals through the curved wire to the circular… Continue Reading “Come Back”

Just When

Just when I started sinking, just when it became clear that the cochlear implant surgery was a mistake, just when I started planning my days around long walks by myself, just when I’d resigned myself to having my children speak to me in three-word sentences… Continue Reading “Just When”

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