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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.

My Story

26 November 2014

xmas shopping...

today i went sxmas hopping with my helper friend which was good coz it was good to get out and do something for my mental health even if i dont like it much but it does me the world of good to get some fresh air even if its gloomy outside!

22 November 2014

getting there...

as my title says i am getting there and i hope il be back to my old self over xmas. its still so hard having anxiety though as no day is the same although i wish it was .i took a big step getting back to my self though and went xmas clothes shopping with my mum and dad and i have a nice outfit for xmas dayso thats one thing towards getting better.

18 November 2014


i am to see a  physiologist referred by my mental doctors  to get down to the  bottom of my anxiety i hope it helps

16 November 2014

slowly getting there...

im slowly getting better from my anxiety and hoping to be better for xmas