How do I tell others how I hear?

How do I tell others how I hear?

Has anyone ever been to Wild Acres Brewery in Fort Worth? I love that it's dog friendly. As soon as I walked in, someone was celebrating their dog's birthday. All decked out with a birthday cap and bandana. Poor dog. Too bad none of you are here to enjoy with us. So....How do I tell [...]

Hearing Aid Insecurities: Overcoming it

Hearing Aid Insecurities: Overcoming it

We all have dealt with body image insecurities growing up. But there's another part of me that has been shaped by something else. I got called weirdo, a deaf-mute, foreigner, etc. “What’s wrong with your voice?” I used to have rocks and wood chips thrown at me during recess. “Why don’t you use sign language [...]

About That Deaf Girl

About That Deaf Girl

I get several questions from readers about my blog. • I’m here to advocate for deaf/HOH community, influencing others to gain perspective on deafness, show some of the daily struggles not only with deafness but in every day life. • I know what it feels like to be alone in a crazy diverse world. • [...]

“Is That Mean?”

“Is That Mean?”

"Is that mean?” I always say no. Strangers often tell stories of their relatives with hearing loss. This particular one stood out to me the other day. A sweet lady shared with me how her grandma lost her hearing to scarlet fever at 5 years old. She received cochlear implant at 70 and proceed to [...]