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 [...]

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 [...]

First Signing Starbucks Store

First Signing Starbucks Store

Some of you may or may not have heard but Washington D.C. opened the first U.S. Sign Language Starbucks recently. Why the first in the U.S.? The first one in the world was opened in Malaysia which inspired the U.S. to open one. I have been anticipating this moment as soon as I heard about [...]