My Cochlear Story: Part 1

I’ve had a hearing loss most of my life.  When I was one I had spinal meningitis and as a result of that (or the antibiotics) I lost half of the hearing in my left ear and some in my right.  When I was a freshman in high school, I was riding the bus to school and lost all of it in my right ear.  The doctors couldn’t explain what happened, so we tried different things to see if it would come back and nothing worked.  At the time, my parents had me tested to see if I would be […]

A Problem and a Secret

I have a problem.  A big problem.  I have a little bit of an obsession.  Brace yourselves. I am in love with my Google reader.  Why in the world did it take me so stinking long to set it up?  Why did I wait so long to dive into the online community of bloggers who are oh-SO-talented?!  I feel inspired.  I feel humbled.  I feel…well…that I shouldn’t waste time on the computer and should be crafting, building, baking, decoupaging, decorating, planning- you name it- I am inspired to do it.  There are a few problems with this though. Money. Time. The fact […]