Day 9 post-op

It's been 9 days since my surgery, and needless to say, there have been some ups and downs. Today was my first post-op follow-up with the surgeon, and things are going well and look good. Well, at least what the doctor tells me. I wouldn't know for sure since I've never had this surgery before,... Continue Reading →

Day 3

It's been three days since my surgery, and I'm feeling kind of depressed and alone. The restrictions and uncertainty have me feeling anxious and uneasy, like I'm a burden to my wife and my job. I'm doing relatively well considering they sliced into my eardrum, cut out a bone, replaced it with a prosthetic, took... Continue Reading →


Edit: If you're reading this and feel like you're missing key details, I wrote a blog earlier this morning (1/17/2023) titled "Surgery" Well, I made it out of surgery alive! Hurray! Ooouch! All that excited celebrating was too much for this ol' boy. Best tone it down a bit now. Kidding! My ear and throat... Continue Reading →


I have surgery this morning on my middle ear at 7:15am. It's called a stapedectomy to remove the tiny bones, called stapes, and replace them with implants to hopefully improve my hearing. I'm anxious, nervous, and all the other ouses that are involved when undergoing something that could have an unlikely outcome I don't desire,... Continue Reading →

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