A Year and a Day

“The first day of the rest of your life.” That’s one of those trite old sayings that – at certain times – smacks you in the face like a cold facecloth. >smack< One year and a day ago, on October 5, 2017 Andreas took a phone call. He was so rattled by the news that […]

It’s Like Waking Up

Where has the time gone? It’s been way too long since we recorded a podcast, but that’s on the schedule for this weekend. Finally. We’ve probably lost followers as a result of seeming inactive. The truth is, it’s been a whirlwind since activation. I’m still exhausted because hearing with a CI takes concentration, and I […]

ZZZZzzzzz Part the Second

This is part two of my ZZZZzzzz entry. I simply cannot get over how tired I am. Before activation I trolled message boards for advice like everyone else. I asked everyone I know with a Cochlear Implant (CI) what to expect. “You’ll be tired.” Yeah yeah, what else. “That’s it.” They weren’t wrong. Seriously. After […]