The Gradual Cessation of Speaking

I found a post in my Facebook memories that I’ve been ruminating on all day. It's inspired me to set aside the fluffy posts for a minute in favor of keeping it real. Six years ago today, in 2012, I wrote the following: ~ "I am irritated with using my voice and talking. I am … Continue reading The Gradual Cessation of Speaking


CIs Are More Expensive Than You Think

Something they don't tell you about cochlear implants: maintenance can be extremely expensive. External parts have to be replaced regularly as they wear out. And insurance often doesn't cover anything but the processor (at least, mine never has). This cost is doubled if you have bilateral implants like I do. Here's a price list of … Continue reading CIs Are More Expensive Than You Think