Tag Archives: hearing loss

Hearing Aid Tips

I recently found an article on the Denver Post website listing tips for people who wear hearing aids, whether they’ve worn them for a long time or are just starting out. I think one of the most important tips listed … Continue reading

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I am Not a Threat

Being hard of hearing has always been a difficult thing for me.  We live in a world where differences are seen as weird and scary, where people point and stare and laugh because you wear glasses or wear your hair … Continue reading

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Children and Cochlear Implants

I’ve been blogging a lot about how my fiance reacts to certain aspects of my hearing loss.  It’s always interesting to figure out his perceptions.  I suppose I’ve always been used to people just kind of . . .getting it, … Continue reading

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Your Hearing Confuses Me

I was snuggling with my fiance last night while music played gently in the other room.  We hadn’t said anything for awhile, simply enjoying one another’s company.  During that time, I had forgotten that my fiance had left the music … Continue reading

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An Explanation of High Frequency Hearing Loss

I have a high frequency bilateral hearing loss.  I know. It’s a mouthful.  Let me break it down so it’s easier to understand. Having a high frequency hearing loss means I cannot hear high frequency sounds.  It also means that … Continue reading

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I Hate Phone Calls

E-mail and text messaging are my favorite ways to communicate with people, especially people I don’t know very well.  I can edit whatever I say, and there is less of a chance that the person I am communicating with won’t … Continue reading

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