Self-isolation is a concept with which I am well-acquainted. I feel isolated in my illness which cannot be seen.
Participants with worse hearing ‘show substantial relief at not being obliged to attend challenging social gatherings’.
In an online consensus meeting, international experts in Single-Sided Deafness (SSD) made important decisions that will shape the future of SSD research!
“Tinnitus and hearing loss are a lot less cool than wearing earplugs!”
Unfortunately, through the two layers of face-coverings, her speech reached my ear as a series of unintelligible scrambled tones and fragments of muffled words.
She came round the corner just in time to watch me vomit on the side of the street. I think that was the moment she internalised what was happening.
Image by Gabriele Lässer from Pixabay The Spanish government has started to relax lockdown restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus. In
Since I’m blind, the sound I can’t take for granted any more, literally means the world to me. It is the key to my independence, to the travels and adventures I’m having and to the communication that keeps me connected and grounded in this world.
With a lack of coordination-control and a pounding head, I feel both drunk and hungover. I’m walking on sand, sinking with every step.
Image by Jan Vašek from Pixabay A friend of mine recently told me a story about how her elderly grandmother, who is in