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  1. Ericka

    What are you doing right now? Part II

    That's new.
  2. Ericka

    What are you doing right now? Part II

    I already have tinnitus for me it sounds like "eeeeee" all the time this one kind of felt like a thumping sound but only in my left ear.
  3. Ericka

    Going deaf in one ear randomly?

    I finally found a thread about this! This is something that has started happening to me. My hearing will drop down to a barely anything and then my tinnitus will suddenly become so loud as if the volume of it wa9s turned up high I can't hear anything over it. It lasts for a few minutes then...
  4. Ericka

    What are you thinking about? Part VIII

    I honestly thought the sonic boom and bed shaker alarm were one and the same.
  5. Ericka

    What are you doing right now? Part II

    Trying to figure out why it sounds like I can hear a thumping sound in my bad ear.
  6. Ericka

    What are you doing right now? Part II

    You are right it is something to think about. I always just thought or rather wanted to believe if I don't need a hearing aid for the right ear that means/qualify of the two of them it's the normal or Good ear, I was told in definite terms yesterday that's not the case. So in my financial mind...
  7. Ericka

    What are you thinking about? Part VIII

    The first time it fluctuated that I am able to say I saw was early last year and that was my high frequencies went back up a few dbl but my low frequencies went down by 5dbl or more . This time I'm at a mild loss and it's not as bad as it usually is . I also learned my eardrums are tight which...
  8. Ericka

    What are you thinking about? Part VIII

    L] I honestly would like some h.a. users opinions. While I know it has the potential to help when my hearing fluctuates (I can only tell because I'm not asking for a repeat of what was said nearly as much. I just wonder if it's worth it . My audiologist after looking at what he calls a bad day...
  9. Ericka

    What are you doing right now? Part II

    I just never considered it due to the Audiologist who got my hearing aid for me initially told me it wouldn't be justifiable with insurance but if it was she would have fought for mr. To get it. I've had it in the back of my mind for a while wondering if that's a possibility if it would help. My...
  10. Ericka

    What are you doing right now? Part II

    I found out today I'm having a good hearing day it's the first time I've seen my hearing fluctuate via an exam.The new and pleasant audiologist recommended I get a second hearing aid for when my hearing fluctuates again especially after seeing what an audiogram of my bad hearing day looks...
  11. Ericka

    What are you doing right now? Part II

    Pondering a theory about why I believe certain assistance devices are necessary and covered by insurance while others are seen as items of vanity.
  12. Ericka

    Pre-school teacher to deaf, mute and hard of hearing

    I honestly didn't see this comment and in re reading the thread your suggestion maybe what I am trying to do but I couldn't word it better.
  13. Ericka

    Anyone experienced loneliness and anxiety being hoh or deaf?

    Yes, i do find it a bit isolating. I'm hoh and often times i refuse to acknowledge when i really am struggling to hear as though it will just get better. Learning ASL helps with it but with the fact is ASL makes me feel awkward. Im learning a language that also belongs to me as a HOH person yet...
  14. Ericka

    NEPA (North Eastern Pennsylvania)

    Hi, I'm new to the area and wanted to find any local get togethers or community events happening in the area. I am really trying to get involved more with the D/deaf/HOH community. I'm HOH and working to improve my asl
  15. Ericka

    Pre-school teacher to deaf, mute and hard of hearing

    It really is a nice school. Im just hoping i get in.
  16. Ericka

    What to say if a hearing person says that somebody is faking deafness?

    I had my neice say when she found out i needed to use my hearing aid one day when we were all talking "why do you have one? Those are for old people" color me suprised and at a loss for words.
  17. Ericka

    Pre-school teacher to deaf, mute and hard of hearing

    Yes, Bloomsburg college. You're right i just thought if i just finish my associates first i can be an assistant and get more experience before finishing my bachelor's and going right in as a teacher.
  18. Ericka

    Pre-school teacher to deaf, mute and hard of hearing

    Yes, Bloomsburg college here in pa. I guess i figure if i finish do my associate first i can work in a school assisting and then continue doing my bachelors work only because i want the experience and the chance to learn before being a lead teacher.
  19. Ericka

    Work Mistakes

    He was very polite about it and just paid for the other sandwich and waited for it and still tipped.
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