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Miscellany

Hi! Man, I have been slacking with posting here (or anywhere, really) lately. I actually thought about taking a little hiatus while I try to focus on some other aspects of my… Read more Miscellany

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Modified Radical Mastoidectomy, Round 2

Yesterday I had my mastoid surgery. There was a brief moment in which it seemed the surgery might not happen. My dad was supposed to pick me up at 8am but the car (which was actually MY car that he was borrowing) broke down as he was on his way to get me!! Of course I went into full on nervous breakdown mode. I tried to call a cab but the local taxi company wasn’t even open yet and the other place I called said they didn’t service my area.… Read more Modified Radical Mastoidectomy, Round 2

Deaf As A Post – Part 2

Throughout my late teens and most of my 20’s, I lived in ignorant bliss when it came to my ears.  My “bad” ear was stable enough that it didn’t bother me.  Once in a while I would have nagging thoughts about the cholesteatoma coming back, so I would make an appointment with my ENT to reassure myself. He was affiliated with Yale, so I figured he would know what he was doing.  He said my ears had obviously been through a lot but that things looked fine. All the time… Read more Deaf As A Post – Part 2

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