Our Thanksgiving came and went in a blur of people and food. It was a wonderfully fun weekend and we enjoyed every minute of it. Mabel got her hair done. She woke up in amazing moods every day. Bama had lots of lap time and kitty love. We had dinner with family several times. Mabel… Continue reading Mabel’s first Thanksgiving
I keep finding reasons to procrastinate from blogging. I don’t know why. I’ve always enjoyed it and it’s never far from my mind. But I constantly think, “Oh, I’ll do it tomorrow.” Then, so much time passes, you don’t know where to start. And you keep putting it off and putting it off and putting it… Continue reading Just start. NOW.
This week, I am happy to say, I am feeling pretty good and settled in with my cochlear implant! It’s only taken four months, heh. For a couple weeks recently, I had a spot behind my ear that was really sensitive and puffy and kept scabbing up. It turns out it was a hair follicle… Continue reading Four month CI update
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
When you’re over 30 years of age, training the brain to adapt to something new is tricky. And tiring. And slow. Last week was my one month date since activation of the implant. Surgery was just 7 weeks ago. Isn’t that incredible? It feels sooo much longer but it’s really so recently still. During that… Continue reading Retraining the brain