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It has been too long since we last posted an update… This one goes back to September 1st, the day I returned for my first visit to the Mayo since I was activated / turned on.
It is truly amazing how well this prosthesis / bionic ear is working. I am continually hearing new sounds I haven’t heard in over 25+ years. People have been praying for the restoration of my hearing for 35 years. Their … Continue reading
At about 3:30 PM yesterday, I received my new ear! I’ll have to post pictures later, so for now, you get the facts and then a synopsis of how the first day with my new ear has worked.
3 Years since I first inquired with Dr. Levine at the U of MN about the CI. 3 Months since we started our heavy research into the CI. 3 Weeks since the surgery at the Mayo with Dr. Driscoll. 3+ … Continue reading
This past week has been a return to feeling normal. My sleep is finally back on track and I have no pain! The tinnitus continues but now I’m hearing some more phantom noises (common with this surgery). From what I’ve … Continue reading
So thankful that 8 days have passed. I am now starting to feel more normal and am off all the meds! The pain is down to a 0 or 1 depending on the day / moment. My biggest problem at … Continue reading