Questions about the Cochlear Implant

June 5, 2015 So whenever someone meets me, I get asked the general questions like how are you? How’s the appointments going? How do you feel now? But every now and then, someone asks me specific questions like what sounds different? Was there anything that is...

Adjusting to the implant

April 12, 2015 One of the difficult part of adjusting to the cochlear implant, is being AWARE of the process or changes. Alhumdillah I can hear now but what am I hearing? Subconsciously, my brain is picking up all the sounds but how can I identify the new...

After the Switch on- Part 2

March 14, 2015 I still can’t believe I switched on the cochlear implant only last week. It feels like such a long time ago.  A lot has been happening including going back to uni, so I barely had time to sit down, collect myself and reflect. I’m moving in a...

After the Switch On

March 7, 2015 The video I shared on my facebook page went viral and many people were congratulating and praising me. Many strangers shared my video and marveled at the wonderful blessing and amazing moment of hearing for the first time. But that is not true. I only...

The Switch On

March 3, 2015 In the name of God, the Beneficent the most Merciful. Tuesday was the “switch on”. The big day is finally here. My family and friends met up at my place and we took 3 cars to get to the appointment. It was funny because there were like 10...

The Cochlear Implant Surgery

February 18, 2015 With God’s blessing, I had a surgery last night to put in the cochlear implant! Alhumdillah (all praise belong to God) it was successful. I got the call only last week and it’s something I’ve been waiting for over a year. I’m...
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