Ah, Now I See: A Deaf Lesson in Hearing “Loss”

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I feel like I really learned something recently. I’ve had hearing “loss” all of my life. This term was always funny to me since I was born with the same Continue Reading →

The 10 Most Dangerous Places for a Hearing Aid

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I’m notorious for using hearing aids for a LONG time.  My first one lasted NINE years.  Another one lasted TEN.  With my track record, you would think I was quite Continue Reading →

Deaf in a Restaurant

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Date Night!  My husband and I score a babysitter, boom out the door and into the car. Floor it to freedom.  A much needed couple of kid-free hours awaits.  Into Continue Reading →

Hard of Hearing: The Gray Zone

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Someone needs to explain to my 3 year old how secrets are supposed to work.  In theory, one person relays a message to another and only they know the contents Continue Reading →

More Names for Deaf

The recent post 17 Names for Deaf is hereby amended.  After some amazing feedback and discussion, here are EVEN MORE names that people use to describe the experience that is Continue Reading →

17 Names for Deaf

What’s in a name?  Apparently a lot if you’re deaf.  Or hard of hearing.  Or whatever label you use to describe yourself.  But (cocks head) do you have a right Continue Reading →