My Armenian Adventure II

My Armenian Adventure II

• • • PART 2 • • • 1,806 patients in three days. THREE DAYS! How can I even begin to tell you about those three days of the hearing mission, and the days surrounding it? To start, we were in the beautiful city of Yerevan during a very special time. We helped celebrate...
My Armenian Adventure

My Armenian Adventure

• • • PART 1 • • • [PLEASE NOTE: THIS WAS WRITTEN BEFORE THE STARKEY HEARING FOUNDATION MISSION TRIP TO ARMENIA WHICH TOOK PLACE LAST WEEK.] Do you ever get wrapped up in the Internet’s rabbit hole and find yourself watching video after tissue after video of a baby...
My Journey with Hearing Loss

My Journey with Hearing Loss

The phrase “hearing loss” is typically associated with the process of aging and a “sign” of getting older; however what most people do not realize is that it affects people of all ages. I was born a pre-mature twin in 1990, within the first two weeks of my life I...
Why I LOVE My Job …

Why I LOVE My Job …

Someone asked me the other day, “Why do you love your job so much?” I gave that question some thought… Great bosses, great co-workers, home town, patients that I truly care about, a sense of pride in what I do each day…… Good answers. I...
Julie’s Story

Julie’s Story

One thing I have always struggled with in accepting myself is my hearing loss. I have had a progressive sensorineural hearing loss in both ears since the age of 3. I started having chronic ear infections at the age of 6 months old. I had PE tubes in my ears eight...