CI Musings

#1 - What is THAT sound?! #2 - Taking your CI off is akin to taking your bra off after a long day. #3 - ...

CI off = bra off after a long day

One of the best feelings is taking your cochlear implant off after a long day, and it's akin to taking your bra off. So ...

The Switch On

The day had finally arrived. I didn't have any expectations because it could go either way. There was only one way to ...

The Surgery

In late August, I received a letter from the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital. The letter contained my surgery ...

The Evaluation

Continued from The Decision The CIC arranged a series of appointments over a five week period so they could assess ...

The Decision

I've always known about cochlear implants from a young age. My mother learnt of them - I don't know where and how - ...

Deaf-Proofing My Life: Part 3

Continued from Part 2: Flip the mirror Nick Doyle. Pip Russell. Alice Brennan. Meg Aumann. These are the names ...

Deaf-Proofing My Life: Part 2

Continued from Part 1: I am huffing and I am puffing. I am six years old and I have decided my current ...

Deaf-Proofing My Life: Part 1

“I’m sorry, your daughter is profoundly deaf.” A doctor says the 7 little words. Poof. My future disappears. ...

2016: A Self-Reflection

As I type this, I'm enjoying the atmosphere Edinburgh has to offer. It's a gorgeous city, and I couldn't have asked for ...

Celebrating Deaf Pride – National Week of Deaf People 2016

I was asked to create this video to launch this year's National Week of Deaf People. It's being shown to the public at ...

Packing as a Deaf Traveller

Disclaimer: I received compensation in exchange for writing this post. Although this post is sponsored, all thoughts ...

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