“There is an appointed time for everything.
And there is a time for every event under heaven –
A time to give birth and a time to die…”
Here on this earth, our lives our bound by time. The earth turns. Seasons come; seasons go. One is born, while another dies. The day of one’s birth and the day of one’s death are two profound events over which man has little control. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
The date is Sunday, August 14th. It is the day before Dave’s activation at the Mayo, and we are sitting in church. It is exciting and almost a relief that we are now finally so close to the moment when he will be able to hear again, but for now, for this moment, for today, he is still deaf. Continue reading
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 prayers have finally been answered in God’s perfect timing. Continue reading
We know that many of you are excited to know how things are going with Dave’s activation two days ago on Monday afternoon, August 15th. Overall, it is clear that it is going well, but it is hard to put our finger on and quantify exactly how well, or how much better is Dave actually hearing? 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. Continue reading
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+ Hours until activation!