I had an MRI tonight for my cochlear implant evaluation (that’s not me in the picture). They put me inside that tube, up to about my waist. With that head mask thing over me.
Right before I went into the MRI an announcement came over the intercom announcing a “Code Gray” which required “security personnel immediately.” I looked up Code Gray and saw that it meant there was a combative person in the hospital. I didn’t get to investigate further because the nurse called me b
So. I’m going deaf.
Well, that’s hardly news. I’ve been marching towards deaf my whole life, it seems.
They first noticed it in elementary school, when someone finally caught me cheating during one of those hearing tests where we all climbed into a motorhome-type vehicle, put on headphones, closed our eyes, and raised our hands when we heard the beeps. I didn’t hear the beeps, but I also didn’t close my eyes completely, so I just raised my hand when the other kids did