Vanity Shmanity

One thing we didn’t talk a lot about on the podcasts leading up to surgery was my post-surgical “look.” I knew they were going to shave my head. I also knew they weren’t trained as stylists and hair care specialists. My job was to show up on time, lay down on a bed, and wake […]

E7 – My Beautiful Cyborg

It’s December 12: surgery day. After a lifetime of declining hearing, Caroline is going to receive a CI532 cochlear implant. We have a talk in car on the way to the hospital, and then simply let Caroline’s surgeon, Dr. Richard Liu, describe the cochlear implant procedure, the risks, techniques, and what he loves about doing […]