10. I have to have something to stick to the magnets, or else I stick to the metal doors at school.
9. So I can listen to "Everyone What to Rule the World" for 200 times, and not one can stop me. Except my singing, that is just plain scary.
8. To have a chalkboard/white board moment. and of course squeaky sneakers moment!
7. Now I can hear the phone ring, and answer it just to say I am deaf and don't talk on the phone. At least I hear the ringing!
6. CIs allow me to do the one thing I love more than anything - Teach. I enjoy the interaction with my students and that I can enjoy it without the stress placed on hearing.
5. Being able to follow a conversation without asking others to repeat themselves. Also being able to contribute to the conversation without repeating other comments by people.
4. The ability to enjoy my daughter's dance class. To hear the music play and how the dance goes in rhythm to the music.
3. To hear the sirens before I see the lights.
2. To enjoy a nice evening with my husband without him having to repeat himself.
1. So I can hear my daughter say, "Mommy, Let me tell you something." for the million and one time in a day! I never get tired of hearing her voice!
One reason I am so thankful to take off my Cochlear Implants at night.
1. So I don't have to hear my husband snore!!!!!!