Yes, I can hear you now…

By Jennifer Neer, Hear Indiana Board Member

I was nine years old.  My sister and I were roller skating on a tennis court and I decided to skate as fast as I could.  And I did – I was flying.  Until a rope that was holding up the tennis net hit my chest and threw me backwards.  I was dizzy, my head hurt bad.  I was rushed to the hospital and it was discovered that I had fractured my skull. My ears were ringing, and I was so incredibly tired.  I stayed in the hospital for a week and was home from school an additional week.  It hurt to brush my hair, I had the ringing in my ears, and I noticed that I wasn’t hearing correctly in my right ear.

Continue reading “Yes, I can hear you now…”