How do you find ways to fit in?

How do you find ways to fit in?

I recently took a new job and then a couple weeks later I decided it wasn't for me. I felt I couldn't do the job they wanted me to. I'm a well trained licensed Registered Dental Hygienist. The heck? It wasn't personal at all. The job wasn't for me anyways. But...I felt bad. I was [...]

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. • [...]