Category Archives: Cochlear Implant
One Week to Go!
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
The 8 days…
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
The Last Things
Hello Friends and Family. This is Karin writing – finally! I found a moment of quiet reflection while a dear friend is watching our children for the morning. I’ve wanted to blog my thoughts for quite some time now, and … Continue reading
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A Day at the Office
My coworkers were great. Only a couple of them tried to have conversations with me and then realized I couldn’t hear…after gently reminding them . Most waved, sent me texts, IM’s, or emails. It was a smooth transition into a … Continue reading
Day 5; Back to Work!
Let the adventure begin! I’ll let you know how life engrossed in the hearing world transpires for a totally deaf person. My coworkers are great people so I don’t see any problems arising. Some of them even know ASL! The … Continue reading
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Still not getting good sleep. I need to get a pain med with a sleep aid in it or maybe continue the Percocet during the night. Overall I feel fine – just not sleeping that well. The family is doing … Continue reading
Today was much more difficult. I think the narcotics helped me feel quite good on Saturday but am now trying to get off of them…taking only extra strength Tylenol. Physically – I feel run down and emotionally it is hard … Continue reading