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Kare K. – Cochlear Volunteer

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My Story
Simultaneously implanted with Freedoms in ‘07, I’ve taken the theme of freedom to heart. I’m free to push past limits that hearing loss imposed. I’m on a roll!
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Hearing With Ease
6 Years Ago
Thinking positive!
Well...Today is when I find out if I can get my 2nd CI :)
I will be removing all my blogs and pictures by end of day, and may cancel account. Those of you have my e-mail, please keep in touch
I hear what's important, so I'm not complaining. I'm just saying that I don't hear everything - yet. For example, my son phoned from...
I finally got a glimpse of the Sound and Way Beyond program. My Cochlear manager loaded it onto her laptop and let me try it. We were in a noisy auditorium...
What a difference hearing can make! Before getting cochlear implants, I dreaded social situations and avoided them as much as possible. Now, I attend social...
As I scan the Sunday paper, the phone rings and I answer it. Routine for most, yet a thrill and an uncertainty for me. Will I be able to hear?...
I think that I'm an exception and for most people, hearing has nothing to do with emotions. I'm certain that sometimes my emotions play a...
Making It Fun
9 Years Ago
Maybe you have heard of The FISH! Philosophy®. Two of the principles are to make it a point to "be there" for others and to have fun. This...
This Cochlear Community site is fun.   Reading profiles is a cool way to meet new people.    Checking out the various discussions going on in...
An audiologist commented that although he knows aural rehab can be a benefit, he doesn't push it because most people won't stick with it long enough...
Let’s Overlap
9 Years Ago
As a support network, we shine our brightest when we overlap. If one person responds to a question or gives a word of encouragement, that is good. Even...
Fellowship is important because we need each other's company and inspiration to keep going. I don't know whether being online provides valid company,...
Today's CI Moment
9 Years Ago
Did you know that milk makes a sound? It does, and I heard it today! As I carried a box containing two one-gallon containers of milk in from the...
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