The Story of Mo

Short story: I left my Cochlear Kanso on the living room table so it wouldn’t be exposed to humidity while I took a bath. When I was finished, I asked Andreas if he could bring my Kanso (I was cozy warm in the bathroom). Andreas brought my Kanso and said with a big goofy smile, […]

Counting to Ten

I can hear. Monday, January 29, 2018 was activation day. Andreas and I hunkered down for a quiet weekend together and mostly were just anxious about how activation would go Our first worry was that the implant would work at all. It’s not really realistic since it’s tested at the end of surgery before they […]

Accessorizing the Cyborg Way

This week I went back to work. I work at the Marriott Courtyard in Edmonton. I work in the hospitality industry because it suits me: I love people. Hellen Keller said, “Blindness separates you from things, but deafness separates you from people.” Every deaf person knows the truth in Keller’s words. They also know they […]