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Tuesday, December 05, 2006


I have this whistle ... in my car.

I'm not exactly sure what's causing it and with a 60 percent hearing loss and a constant ringing in my left ear, it's hard to tell where the whistling is coming from while I'm driving.

I've open and shut all of the windows and sunroof over and over, but it's still there.

Now, my car is only a year old. It would seem to me that it shouldn't be whistling. So, I asked my man to take a look.

He took it for a ride and it didn't whistle.

This morning the whistling was back, but I solved the problem.

I turned up the radio.


Anonymous big sis said...

My guess is that your man can't hear high pitched sounds. It's true...some people can't hear them. As to your hearing loss, my man calls it selective hearing, but my doc calls it genetic with the name of Alport's Syndrome. Welcome to our family! To get rid of the whistling in the car, trade the car in for another one. Too bad you can't trade the ringing in the ear as easily. Maybe you could train the ringing to match the whistling and make a nice tune out of them. :)

Tue Dec 05, 10:25:00 AM  
Anonymous proofreader said...

or whistle to the radio!

Tue Dec 05, 10:49:00 AM  
Anonymous Norm said...

Welcome to the world of tinnitus sufferers.

Medical science can tell you of a number of possible causes but no one has found a cure.
A professor at Columbia-Presbyterian in NYC told me, after much diagnostic testing, that it’s not an acoustic neuroma – so I should be happy. I’d just have to learn to live with it.

There is a National Tinnitus Assocation that I belonged to for several years. Their members share experiences and some limited medical research. This information was somewhat helpful to some of the members. But bottom line is I’ve learned to live with it.

Tue Dec 05, 02:34:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why is Bob Ingle such a fan of censorship? Why would someone that makes his living being oh-so-critical of others be afraid of a little criticism directed towards himself? Look at the other APP blogs to see what Bob Ingle is so afraid of.

Wed Dec 06, 01:35:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I doubt if he's afraid of (or gives a flying you know what about) Diana's whistling car.

Wed Dec 06, 08:59:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They say the whistling will not make you deaf(or any deafer)It can be caused by STRESS.It may go away.And you may be on the way to a hearing aid .with a 60% whatever. Don't be vain like some people I know. who do not want to HEAR of wearing one.

Wed Dec 06, 05:07:00 PM  
Anonymous big seeester again said...

I'm deaf in one ear and can't hear out of the other without my hearing aid. I feel clueless in any conversation, and won't leave home without it!!! Of course, my seesters may think I'm clueless anyway. ha!

Wed Dec 06, 05:53:00 PM  
Blogger Diana Fasanella said...

your seeeester loves you and we would learn sign language if we had to to communicate.
Besides, what's a middle finger to the world without family?

Wed Dec 06, 09:29:00 PM  
Anonymous his royal bloggy said...

Whistle while you work, high winds are the culprit & we deal with those from time to time...

Sat Dec 09, 01:26:00 PM  

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