Choices

Photo by Javier Allegue Barros on Unsplash Before I dig into this week’s topic, I just have to say, I cannot believe that November is less than a week away and the surgery date is less than 3 weeks away!  November seemed like it was so far in the distance when I made the appointment …

Appointment Day: Audiology Testing

JULY 28 #HearStrong day!  It is amazing when things happen at just the right time.  Two days before my scheduled CI consultation appointment at Ohio State, I found out that I was nominated and selected to be a #HearStrong champion.  Check it out at https://www.hearstrong.org/champion/carrie-spangler/.    HearStrong is a nonprofit organization that empowers people with hearing …

Unfocused

Unfocused Hearing. Maybe I just need to pay more attention. Maybe I am multitasking and that is why I cannot hear. Maybe someone is talking too soft. Maybe someone is a mumbler. Maybe my hearing aids just need adjusted. Maybe I am hanging out in really loud and reverberant places. Maybe I didn't get enough …

Countdown

Thanks everyone for the warm welcome to my blog Hearing Spanglish. Decisions like this take a lot of thought and time and has not happened overnight. I have been journaling many of my thoughts and in the upcoming posts, I will share how I arrived at this point. Pending insurance approval, I have a surgery …