I want to clear up a few things, because it has come to my attention lately that a lot of people really don’t know much about cochlear implants. Which is fine, why would you unless you know someone getting one or who has one? So there is a big one I want to clear up. I am not going to wake up from surgery on Tuesday and suddenly be able to hear.
Cochlear implant surgery is now one week from today. Figured this was as good a time as any to actually start this blog that I’ve been thinking about for months. It’s ridiculous how fast this has all moved. On my 40th birthday, May 23, I went for a hearing evaluation with my friend and audiologist Cathy. Two months later, I’m having surgery. Just seems like once I got the go ahead, why not just go for it? As my husband Ed put it, it’s not like it will make you any deafer….