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#19 (Assessment Results & Waiting)

Today’s post is dedicated to any parent who has had to learn the difficulty that surrounds waiting for an answer on your child’s health. I don’t care if it’s the minutes waiting in the office for a quick strep test … Continue reading

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#18 (Challenges and Progress)

We’ve all seen a movie or read a book where a character goes into shock. Usually some sort of major trauma happens and the person shuts down, a catatonic stare on his or her face. The person usually has to … Continue reading

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#17 (ACTIVATION!)

Finnegan is activated! His Cochlear Implants were turned on Friday, March 14th. It has been a packed couple of weeks since then so it has taken me a while to write about that special day and the special days that … Continue reading

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#16 (The Surgery!)

The purpose of this particular post is mainly to give other parents out there who are going to have their child implanted a look at our experience. I think from the 4 bazillion Facebook/Twitter updates Dan & I posted throughout … Continue reading

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#15 (Pre-Op appt. /Post-Op Therapy)

FOUR DAYS… four days until Finnegan has his Cochlear Implant surgery. We have been anticipating this day for just about Finn’s entire life and it’s incredible to look back over the months of appointments, research, & decisions and know that … Continue reading

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#14 (Developmental Concerns, CT Scan)

Happy 2014 everyone! I’m very excited to have recently heard from so many new people who are following HearsToFinn and especially happy to have been able to help anyone who is looking for resources or just a relatable story. If … Continue reading

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#13 (Band Helmet/ MCDHH)

There was so much information to share in the last post, I decided instead to do one for the more major stuff and follow up with this in order to share some of the other things going on with Mr. … Continue reading

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#12 (Meeting BCH CI Team, Surgery Date, Choosing AB)

“Well, I guess, the fooling around is pretty much over!” That line from Caddyshack is a great representation of how we are feeling after yesterday. Seven months since this crazy train started and every once in awhile there is a … Continue reading

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#11 (Shared Reading)

“But the Hebrew word, the word timshel—‘Thou mayest’— that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open. That throws it right back on a man. For if ‘Thou mayest’—it … Continue reading

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#10 (Our Main Resources)

  This might be my last post for a while for a couple reasons. First, we really dove right in with all Finn’s treatment and therapy this summer so there is not a ton of major things/visits/news (relatively speaking) until … Continue reading

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