Dear Readers,My second implant is bringing me more joy than I expected, because I can hear so much more! It has opened up my world! I am so grateful for this! The isolation of not hearing what people are saying is brutal, because when you can't hear, you can't respond. Being able to hear words and to communicate is a gift for me. I … Continue reading What Do You Tell Yourself?
Dear Readers,It is now proven that isolation hurts us. It makes us sick, depressed, and in some cases leads to death.Some people are isolated due to a number of issues, some of which can't be changed, such as health problems or being unable to find transportation to get out and about.Other people isolate themselves.There are times I isolate myself, especially … Continue reading Isolation, Loneliness, and Sobriety