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This blog follows my journey of 2 different cochlear implants and my condition: Multiple mitochondrial DNA deletions I have started this blog 15 yrs too late but ill try my best to fit it all in! I have packed a lot of medical jargon into my life since I was 8.

There has been happiness and tears but I've come through it all with my family and my friends.I'm profoundly deaf as a result of a condition called Multiple mitochondrial DNA deletions which I have had since birth but I didnt find out this til I was 19. I have had 2 cochlear implants (at the age of 8 and then 15) I lost the 1st cochlear implant in my right ear after 7 years due to a bad, accuring ear infection (which I couldnt fight off because of my mitochondrial condition) at the age of 15 and had a 2nd one implanted in my left ear that same year which I have now.

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22 October 2008

Art week...

This week at the school I volunteer at, its art week! there's lots going on in different classes!

The class I help out were doing aboriginal painting which originates from Australia and I did one of my own plates with the class! To see it closer click on the picture!

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I also watched another class do the Haka dance which was VERY loud! If you havent heard of the Haka dance then there's a link below that shows you what it is.

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=cle20lQg0Qs

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