September 10, 2018

So, it’s been kind of quiet on my blog lately. That’s because I’ve been looking after some health stuff that’s been going on.

As well as hearing loss I also have several chronic health conditions – endometriosis and chronic pain being just two of them. Sometimes they al...

February 1, 2018

Did you know you can keep your hearing aids on during an operation? I didn’t until I went into hospital last year. It was the first time I had been admitted since I have needed a hearing aid for my ‘good’ ear.

I was really worried about how I would hear in the anaesthet...

January 25, 2018

“You idiot! How could you have thought she said that?!”

“You’re so boring not going to that gig. I’m surprised you’ve got any friends left.”

“Why bother tarting yourself up? Nobody wants to date someone deaf”

Does any of this sound familiar? Now, go back and read those th...

January 16, 2018

Picture this: your family want to go out for dinner. Your 15-year-old daughter really wants to go to the achingly trendy new pizza place. It’s vibrant and fun with an open kitchen, big open space, tiled floor and loud music. You’d much prefer your favourite gastro pub,...

December 23, 2017

Over the next few days we’re going to be eating a lot of food, most of it around the dinner table. And that can be a real challenge for people with hearing loss.

Here are my six top tips to help you enjoy Christmas meals as much as everyone else around the table (sorry,...

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