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 [...]

Easier To Identify as Deaf

Easier To Identify as Deaf

I came across a repost on Instagram that says as followed: "I feel like it's easier to just identify as deaf because if I say hard of hearing, it gives me too much leeway." "People think I hear more than I actually can." @deafinitelydope This could not be more TRUE. I honestly feel like this [...]

That Deaf Girl from MTV….

That Deaf Girl from MTV….

"Were you on MTV?" This question still shocks me to this day. It's been probably almost about 10 years since it aired. How do people still remember me? It is probably an interesting story? No? Maybe? It still blows my mind this happened. It was so random. I came across a deaf newsletter I used [...]