Being Deaf in a Hearing Family

Being Deaf in a Hearing Family

I was often seen as favored out of my brother and sister. I often read lips of important figures telling others my mother pays too much attention to me. But wait. The jealously is over a hard-working single mother who threw all of her support, love, life lessons, attention in to raising me to be [...]

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32

Today, I'm passing along 32 wisdom I've learned along the way. I'm grateful for all that I've seen, where I've been, and where I'm going. Especially where I am today. Smile often - It will make people wonder about you. Chase that dream - Whatever you've been thinking about for a long time, just go [...]

Social Aspects

Social Aspects

How do you handle the social aspect - Do you go out with your husband’s friends? I can only imagine how hard it is because of background noises, dim lights, and lip-reading is exhausting! Everyone I see on a daily basis are hearing. My friends, my husband's friends, family, co-workers are all hearing. If there's [...]

Daily Frustrations

Daily Frustrations

What are some frustrating things you deal with everyday with being hearing impaired? In the past, I didn't really pay attention to my daily frustrations. Sure, I had them. But not in ways like I do today. In the last 10 years, my daily frustrations have increased as I get older and become more aware [...]