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. [...]

Best of 2018

Best of 2018

What a year it's been. 2019 is finally here. I was recently in NY for a ski trip with my family celebrating the new year festivities. One night, we all sat together enjoying dinner, sharing laughs, stories, reminiscing on our past. I took a step back listening and observing how much we've all grown. I [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]