– You know, when you can’t hear, you’re kind of just sitting there, isolated. Your business is starting to go down hill. When you’re in business, you have to talk to people on the telephone and that wasn’t working for me. I started avoiding the phone and then I started actually trying to text people and email people more, and more, and more. I had to tell people I was reading the captions on a computer. And the embarrassing part is when you start responding to questions or conversations that are out of context. So that’s when I started looking at other options, shutting my business down, looking at going on disability. That wasn’t an option I was really looking to take. I wasn’t really looking to shut the world down just because I couldn’t hear. I can’t retire. I’m not old enough to retire. I have to do something for income coming in. When you’re working, your livelihood is in jeopardy, that’s you’re wake up call you need to get something done.