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  1. Cdodd

    ENT Appointment

    So I had an ENT appointment yesterday - I've been putting it off for about a year, and I figured it was time to buck up and see what they've got to say. Good news first: I'm not losing any frequencies. Everything they threw at me, I heard. So there's that. Less good news: I've got speech...
  2. Cdodd


    So I make active attempts at taking inventory of my actions and the actions of others. I pride myself on being moderately observant. I was sitting with a bunch of friends tonight, playing a game... As some of you may know, my hearing is okay for the most part, except when any (and I mean as...
  3. Cdodd


    So I've been thinking lately that I'd like to do something that will actually impact the people around me; my job as a computer repair technician is highly unrewarding. I don't want to live my life in front of a computer. So I'm going back to school! And while I know that I want to work with...
  4. Cdodd

    How do you do it?

    So I ride two busses on my way to work, and my odds of having small discussions with random people are pretty high. I don't mind it, I'm a huge fan of small chat; I love to socialize with strangers. However, since my hearing's digressed further, it's getting harder and harder to distinguish...
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    My Introduction

    My name is Cort, I'm 23 years old. I've got type iv osteogenesis imperfecta, which is a bone disease that very commonly affects the hearing ability of those afflicted with it. My grandfather completely lost his hearing by the time he was my age. My uncle has lost about 50% of his hearing. My...