A little personal time · Home is where the heart is

First the wasps attacked, then there was a ring

Several weeks ago, Mat and I planned a camping trip out to Perry Lake. We booked a cabin (we’d done this before and they’re pretty cute), and decided to just go out for two days and one night. Any longer and we’d probably die of boredom. This trip was set for September 13-14, last Thursday-Friday.… Continue reading First the wasps attacked, then there was a ring

A little personal time · cochlear implant

Waiting, surgery, and the beginnings of recovery

This last week has been a whirlwind of activity, waiting, and emotional anticipation. I am absolutely glad the hard part is all over! Tuesday, I went to my regular doctor to get a vaccination for spinal meningitis at the request of the surgeon. One of the risks of a cochlear implant surgery is contacting that… Continue reading Waiting, surgery, and the beginnings of recovery