A progressive pathway of my tumour, pre and post op. All my feelings, experiences and surprises. Nothing held back! Just pick the time you're looking for and have a read. I was diagnosed in 2010, surgery feb 2011 so now you can pick out the time you want to read about. I hope it helps. 

If you want to read about the first year that isn't on here (computer issues!)

Then click here

September 1, 2019

I really think I quite prefer being deaf in one ear!

I have to admit to you all that I have been having trouble with my BAHA. I didn't want to say because I didn't want to put people off.

But now it's something worth talking about...

Mind the slightly grusome pics!

When th...

January 8, 2019

8 years post acoustic neuroma surgery

August 4, 2018

I cannot believe how fast thats gone..february I last wrote! That's 7 years now since my surgery!!

It's amasing because I remember so clearly that first few weeks of re-learning to walk and balance and waiting for the double vision to go!!

Thankfully I can see again, did...

February 19, 2018

"...test your tumour and see" Test my tumour.. you mean the bit they took out? Wow... I didn't actually think I would still have a piece of me languishing in the fridge or freezer of the giant body store of the uk. How exciting! Now I should know because I was a resear...

November 3, 2017


 Well.. can you believe.. it's 2017 and I haven't blogged since 2016! I'm so awful. 

It was the best thing I did. Taking the time to actually listen to what my body needs. It isn't an easy journey, Learning to accept being off work (being useless I called i...

February 29, 2016


 Sorry BAHA part 3 became pushed out with all the other things going on!

There's not much to say really. I think it's only now that my site is pretty healed up. It's taken ages to stop weeping and then scabbing over. It made the area around it pretty tender a...

September 2, 2015

Here is a little picture update of today! Stitch removal and dressings off.

TODAY was incredible... I actually heard something deep inside my head. My nurse was taking the scabs away from the abutement and he ran his tweezers over it. Metal on metal. I HEARD THE NOISE!!...

August 27, 2015

Hello again! :)

 As promised it's time for a blog following the surgery last week to insert the Abutment (screw/peg) to hold in place and conduct the noise from the sound processer for my hearing aid into something to hear!!!  

So... I opted to have it done under lo...

April 21, 2015

Evening :) 

I figured I absolutely needed to post a blog... Exciting news.........


It was all actually a little emotional!!  

How I hear you ask.... HEAR!! hahah no pun intended!!!

As you know I am completely deaf...

February 7, 2015

Time to accept, to come forward and let people help you. You are just as valid as the next person.

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