Bittersweet

Bittersweet

After announcing our big move, I found it quite harder to even fathom it. To be honest, I never saw myself moving to Texas. I never saw myself giving up life here. Especially my home. "It's just a house." Have you ever wanted something so much, you never thought you could have it. You never [...]

A Story to Tell

A Story to Tell

The other day, I met a sweet elderly patient who drives 4 hours to get her teeth cleaned. Granted, it's kind of ridiculous. But her sweet smile and bubbly personality seem to make her life so easy. She also had the curiosity of a mouse and asked me right away if those were hearing aids. [...]

The Hearing Aid Struggle

The Hearing Aid Struggle

A deaf patient asked me one day if my hearing aids were analog or digital. I had to think for a minute. Because I know the analog she's talking about are old school. Not the new, fancy, digital kinds. I had forgotten about them. They stopped making analog years ago. Technology has rapidly grown faster [...]

The Challenges of Job Search in Deaf Individuals

Let that picture soak in for a bit. It's a true story for all of us with hearing loss. A sad one too. That's why it's best to wait to reveal your disability at the job interview. Many employers will regard your disability as weakness. You're not able to communicate quickly as a hearing person [...]