Guruatma K Khalsa

healing from the inside out

June 7, 2014
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Audience

Guruatma K Khalsa connects deeply with those directly and indirectly impacted by chronic & critical illness. Her presentations leave the audience and participants inspired and uplifted no matter the stage of their disease. She continues her research by taking care more »

April 25, 2014
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long-term, high-dosage prednisone descent is death-defying

Successful Prednisone drug descent is a constant discussion amongst RP’s in our Relapsing Polychondritis Facebook Support Groups – Relapsing Polychondritis (RP) Awareness and RP – Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support So many people have asked me how I got off the Prednisone and although this chart does not address the later more »

April 10, 2014
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kindred spirits – our hearing aids brought us closer together

I asked Ariana Vincent to create a Guest Blog for our site for several reasons – she has a hearing loss and wears hearing aids, so she’s her own expert in that arena and she’s also an expert in the more »

April 7, 2014
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“Hear Ye, Hear Ye Not – guruatma’s listening to music!” – Cochlear Implant Report #4 on 4-7-14

Cochlear Report #4 Thank you for your concern and good wishes. Before I answer answer all your questions about my Cochlear Implant experience, I wanted to share with you some real good news –  I was awarded a scholarship!!! to more »

March 25, 2014
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Cochlear Implant Report #3 – Minnie Mouse hands it over to Donald Duck

In answer to all your caring inquiries: Yesterday, March 24th, I met with Mary Lynn McDonald of the Houston Ear Research Foundation for my 4th Cochlear Implant programming session. She’s a WIZARD, that patient kind of maestro who can orchestrate more »

March 5, 2014
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Intro to Blog

Through my blog, i am sharing my 60 years of experience, and the tools for self-management which lifted me out of this seemingly-hopeless ‘jungle of my own‘. As a child, i was plagued by serious environmental allergies and herpes simplex more »

March 1, 2014
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Thank a Nurse – How to Move Through the Medical System. What is OUR PART as the chronic or critical illness patient?

I had Cochlear Implant Surgery January 9th, 2014 and just had to send a ‘Thank You’ note to my surgical nurse – he was GREAT; I loved him! Yes, it’s a personal letter, but it could have been written to more »

February 28, 2014
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“Can ya hear me now?” -Guruatma’s ‘Cochlear Implant’ Report #2 on 3-1-14

For those of us who have a hearing loss and are considering a Cochlear Implant: …it’s just like they tell you – it’s a PROCESS! I used to have 2 excellent digital hearing aids for my profoundly deaf ears that more »

February 15, 2014
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I now have 1 Cochlear Implant – am I going to get another one for the other ear? Report #1 on 2-15-14

Many people are asking me if I’m going to get another implant for my other profoundly-deaf ear. Here’s my answer just for today because this is a whopping process and a mind-blowing journey – God only knows what’s next in more »

February 4, 2014
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Did you go through a grieving process when you lost your hearing?

A woman in my Hearing Loss Association sent me this: I am taking an online course to be a Peer Mentor.  I have to interview someone with hearing loss.  Would you mind answering a couple of questions for me?  After more »