Sunday, December 16, 2007


Hello Everyone,
Still alive!
Just wanted to update a little. Not too much new. Have not had a new mapping for a few months now. I do have one January 8th of next year :) Have kept most of my programs the way she set them the last meeting. Noisy situations are still hard. Have to drop the volume in some really loud places. When I go to my son's basketball games in the big High School gym, that also is a hard place to hear. Echo sounds. But the overall picture is very good. Still talking on the phone, but still mostly family members. I did place a pizza order a few weeks ago and that went well. Understanding a lot on the TV, but not enough to follow an entire movie, if I turn the volume up enough I do better, but the the rest of the family no like:) Listening to music a lot now, love my rediscovered CD player, boy did I miss that. One of the best things is how much I don't text anymore, I talk to my kids on the phone now, very seldom do I ever text anymore, saves so much time and my thumbs get rest:)
Funny thing is how I really don't give my hearing much thought anymore, I'm also a lot less frustrated at the end of a day. I actually do get a little down when I don't hear or understand something, I guess I expect myself to be perfect now, make sense?:)
Anyway, after my next mapping I will update again.
Wishing all of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


Yana said...

Totally makes sense!

I cry over every little failure (in noisy situations mostly, such hell, I hope we improve), but I boast every little success in hearing strangers. Last night my husband didn't hear the pizza guy at the counter, but I did!

I am so happy with your success! Keep it up! :)

Sam said...

The very best to you and yours! I am sure once in a while, you'll have a CI moment worthy of a blog entry. I still get them once in a while.

Abbie said...

I can totally relate to you on the texting! I'm not so attached to my cell phone anymore either but I am not doing that wonderful with the phone but it is an improvement from before! I hope you are having a wonderful holiday! Post a couple more times before the new year rings in! :)

Jennifer said...

Merry Christmas to you and your family, Billy....hope it's a great one! Great to see a new post...come back and let us hear from you more often, eh? :)

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