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 [...]

Highlights from Lake Placid, New York

Highlights from Lake Placid, New York

This trip was such a fun short weekend celebrating New Years with my family. We decided not to do Christmas gifts this year, only to pick a location, rent an Airbnb and spend quality family time. It was a great idea. We picked out Lake Placid based on my brother's recommendation since they went last [...]