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This blog follows my journey of 2 different cochlear implants and my condition: Multiple mitochondrial DNA deletionsI have started this blog 15 yrs too late but ill try my best to fit it all in! I have packed a lot of medical jargon into my life since I was 8.

There has been happiness and tears but I’ve come through it all with my family and my friends.I’m profoundly deaf as a result of a condition called Multiple mitochondrial DNA deletions which I have had since birth but I didnt find out this til I was 19. I have had 2 cochlear implants (at the age of 8  in 1994 and then 15 in 2001) I lost the 1st cochlear implant in my right ear after 7 years due to a bad, accuring ear infection (which I couldnt fight off because of my mitochondrial condition) at the age of 15 and had a 2nd one implanted in my left ear that same year which I have now.

Name: Laura J
Age: 23
Birthday: 14 August
Where I live: W.Yorkshire, UK
Single/taken: Single
Eye colour: Blue
Hair colour: Brown
Favourite colour: Reds and purples
Favourite Movie: The Notebook, Comedies Romantics, musicals
Favourite Foods: Chicken, fruit sweet stuff!
Favourite Music: Indie pop rock r n b
Favourite Flowers: Sunflowers & Daisies
If you would like to get to know me or be friends then why not add me to facebook

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