When you’ve worn hearing aids a long time, the acceptance level tends to be much higher. So what if people see my hearing aids when my hair is pulled back. Bring on those double-takes!
Blushing bride Elizabeth made a fashion statement when she walked the aisle with her hearing aids with bright yellow molds in full view. And her latest hearing devices are even more colorful.
“I just got my new purple Phonak Boleros,” she says. “I think they’re beautiful.”
Lipreading Mom agrees.
Elizabeth has had hearing loss since high school, but she waited until college to get her hearing aids. “I hate beige and want color in my hearing aids,” she says. “They’re more fun that way!”
The busy mom of a two-and-half-year-old reminisces about her hearing aid choice from her wedding five years ago.
“The yellow earmolds matched the daffodils in my bouquet,” Elizabeth says.
And, just for fun, Elizabeth poses her new electronic ‘ears’ in the famous love symbol: a heart.
Send Lipreading Mom Your Ear Photos for a Good Cause
There is still time left! Be one of 10 people to be chosen for the #StopHearingLossBullying Campaign Video. Send in all of the following by April 1, 2013, to be considered:
1) Three photos that include each of the following:
– Your Face
– Your Side Profile (with your ear, hearing aid, and/or cochlear implant in profile)
– Your Hands (performing your favorite word in sign language)
2) Your words (in writing) to complete the following sentence:
“I support #StopHearingLossBullying because ________________________.”
Click Here to Email the following to Lipreading Mom by April 1, 2013. Include in the email subject line: #StopHearingLossBullying Video.
C’mon and Show Me Your Ears
Join the many people who have already shared their ear photos to spread awareness about hearing loss and deafness. Participate in the Show Me Your Ears campaign today.