aot's Recent Activity

  1. aot rated Aloe_Blossum's post Hug in the thread "Reactive" Tinnitus — Ringing/Beeping in Response to External Sounds.

    Hi everyone. I've been reading this forum for a month or so now. Trying to figure out what category I best fit into so I can get the right...

    Apr 1, 2020 at 3:37 AM
  2. aot rated missingsilence's post Hug in the thread Update: Three Years Ago My Tinnitus Worsened and It Has Not Positively Changed Since Then.

    Hi guys! Hope everyone is hanging in there and coping as well as they can. I haven't posted anything for several months and a few weeks ago it...

    Apr 1, 2020 at 2:26 AM
  3. aot rated AtlasFainted's post Informative in the thread Frequency Therapeutics — Hearing Loss Regeneration.

    I think people's tinnitus resolving by itself would probably be chalked up to neuroplasticity. The brain is always changing and can learn to...

    Apr 1, 2020 at 2:20 AM
  4. aot liked Zugzug's status.

    Thoughts with everyone who has to be knee deep in the COVID-19 mess.

    Mar 31, 2020 at 9:53 PM
  5. aot rated Orions Pain's post Hug in the thread Why Are Hyperacusis Sufferers Such a Small Minority?.

    So far I have yet to see a single post about someone who has had their tinnitus go away along with their hyperacusis. I'm okay with some tinnitus...

    Mar 31, 2020 at 6:43 AM
  6. aot liked New Guy's status.

    Checking in with my friends. Hope everyone ok and socially distancing. Not getting quieter but getting used to it and hoping it will.

    Mar 31, 2020 at 6:42 AM
  7. aot Any of you ever watch a movie and find yourself counting all the accoustic traumas on the screen? »

    Mar 31, 2020 at 6:22 AM
  8. aot rated Jack Straw's post Agree in the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    A TRUE HERO! Stay safe!

    Mar 31, 2020 at 2:36 AM
  9. aot rated Star64's post Agree in the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    I just hope they are both keeping safe, and we hear from them soon. Even if it's just a quick I'm ok message :)

    Mar 31, 2020 at 2:03 AM
  10. aot rated OnceUponaTime's post Agree in the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    Wow, @Jcb and @Labyrinthine have a lot to catchup when they come back! :eek::D

    Mar 31, 2020 at 1:55 AM
  11. aot rated MrCrybaby's post Hug in the thread Frequency Therapeutics — Hearing Loss Regeneration.

    That is a very personal decision. There are some risks to transtympanic injection, but I don’t think severe complications are common. If you go...

    Mar 31, 2020 at 1:52 AM
  12. aot rated FGG's post Hug in the thread Frequency Therapeutics — Hearing Loss Regeneration.

    No one can answer that but you. I tried to get in the trial but was rejected so I clearly believe in the drug. I'm suffering a lot though so,...

    Mar 31, 2020 at 1:51 AM
  13. aot changed their mood from Bookworm to Artistic.

    Mar 30, 2020 at 11:03 PM
  14. aot replied to the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    In hindsight the American goverment in that show isn't much better, so maybe they wouldn't entirely hate it. :dunno:

    Mar 30, 2020 at 10:48 PM
  15. aot attached a file to the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    [ATTACH] Japanese Graveyards are pretty cool.

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  16. aot replied to the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    To be fair I'm not the most educated person when it comes to The Soviet Union or The Cold War, but I doubt the Soviet Censors would be huge fans...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 10:36 PM
  17. aot rated Shera's post Agree in the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    I'm a bit late to the party, but I also love Cemeteries. @all to gain @OnceUponaTime @Bill Bauer The older the better. When we travel I usually...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 10:22 PM
  18. aot commented on Shelbylynn's profile post.

    There's no gurantee that you'll get sick. Wash your hands, be socially distant.

    Mar 30, 2020 at 9:55 PM
  19. aot rated jimH's post Agree in the thread Seeing Double.

    Glad that you're feeling better and that the trend is that it's improving rather than getting worse. It's also good to know that you think that...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 9:28 PM
  20. aot replied to the thread Frequency Therapeutics — Hearing Loss Regeneration.

    So, this thread has been going for 257 pages now and I don't really have the time to go through it all, so I just want to ask: With what we...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 7:59 PM
  21. aot liked Chinmoku's post in the thread Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19) and Tinnitus.

    @Bill Bauer , not sure you will read this as I am apparently in your ignore list (interesting I ended up there and interesting you felt obliged to...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 7:29 PM
  22. aot rated MrCrybaby's post Winner in the thread Let's Increase Tinnitus Research Funding in the US — Our Input for NIDCD's Strategic Plan.

    Deadline is tomorrow! Please take a moment to copy and paste the amazing answers provided and let the NIH know what tinnitus sufferers want and need!

    Mar 30, 2020 at 4:02 PM
  23. aot rated jimH's post Agree in the thread Seeing Double.

    I can only imagine just how scary that must have been and still is! Has there been any improvement at all since yesterday? I certainly hope that...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 3:45 PM
  24. aot commented on pinkrose16's profile post.

    Congrats! I still need rain sounds to sleep.

    Mar 30, 2020 at 1:20 PM
  25. aot liked pinkrose16's status.

    I’ve been able to sleep without white noise, not noticing my T or visual snow as much :)

    Mar 30, 2020 at 1:20 PM
  26. aot rated Tinnitus Talk's post Hug in the thread Power Up Tinnitus Talk.

    [ATTACH] Tinnitus Talk was started by @Markku in 2011 when he developed severe tinnitus after ear wax removal. Since then, we have grown...

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  27. aot commented on aot's profile post.

    About two months I think, @Bill Bauer. It's mostly anxiety.

    Mar 30, 2020 at 6:41 AM
  28. aot replied to the thread Riding Dirtbikes — Will I Get a Tinnitus Spike?.

    I would give up the dirtbikes. Unfortunately, it's just not safe for you anymore.

    Mar 30, 2020 at 6:08 AM
  29. aot rated OnceUponaTime's post Agree in the thread Riding Dirtbikes — Will I Get a Tinnitus Spike?.

    I won't push my luck. Take care of your ears.

    Mar 30, 2020 at 5:50 AM
  30. aot rated OnceUponaTime's post Hug in the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    Wow! I thought I was the only one that enjoyed visiting different cemeteries and looking at all the statues and headstones. The children's ones...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 4:51 AM
  31. aot rated OnceUponaTime's post Funny in the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    If I don't get it in a few days the whip comes out! :cautious::LOL::ROFL:

    Mar 30, 2020 at 4:23 AM
  32. aot liked AtlasFainted's post in the thread Frequency Therapeutics — Hearing Loss Regeneration.

    I still go to movies (when they aren't closed down) and date girls haha. Personally I am really only concerned with abnormal amounts of noise,...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 3:52 AM
  33. aot liked Shera's post in the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    @aot Wonder what all those fire and brimstone apocalypse hopefuls are thinking now. ;) @petthedarnkitty Right? What a shit fest!! I'm over 2020!...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 3:14 AM
  34. aot replied to the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    Just mailed it out! ;):D:D:D

    Mar 30, 2020 at 12:47 AM
  35. aot liked OnceUponaTime's post in the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    Hey, @all to gain , thank you! Here's a link to the pattern I am using. Super easy to make. Lots of doctors and nurses and firefighters are using...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 12:44 AM
  36. aot rated Jazzer's post Hug in the thread Seeing Double.

    It’s always dangerous to believe that things could never be worse. Making my missus a coffee yesterday morning at about 11:00am - when all of a...

    Mar 29, 2020 at 11:48 PM
  37. aot liked Marcus Skye's status.

    1 Year now, hasn't gone away, mostly used to it. Have all the strategies in place. Do I miss silence? Yeah...

    Mar 29, 2020 at 10:49 PM
  38. aot replied to the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    Looking great @OnceUponaTime. Good to see someone being productive during these crazy times.

    Mar 29, 2020 at 9:52 PM
  39. aot rated OnceUponaTime's post Winner in the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    Hey guys!! We've been working hard these past few days. My finger is throbbing after sewing so many masks!! 60 so far... I need elastic!!!!!!!...

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  40. aot liked Shelbylynn's status.

    I've been doing a lot better with my tinnitus lately but for some reason feels or is louder. Hope this is temporary!

    Mar 29, 2020 at 4:29 PM
  41. aot commented on aot's profile post.

    Yes, @Bill Bauer.

    Mar 29, 2020 at 4:06 PM
  42. aot replied to the thread Book Recommendations.

    We Have Always Lived In The Castle by Shirely Jackson. It will grip you from the opening paragraph, and it will not let go or even loosen its...

    Mar 29, 2020 at 8:24 AM
  43. aot liked Michael Leigh's post in the thread Book Recommendations.

    Perfect People Dead Like You Author: Peter James

    Mar 29, 2020 at 7:42 AM
  44. aot liked oceanofsound26's post in the thread Book Recommendations.

    Kingkiller Trilogy by Patrick Rothfiss. Mix between Harry Potter and A Song of Ice & Fire (Game of Thrones)

    Mar 29, 2020 at 7:34 AM
  45. aot liked petthedarnkitty's post in the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    Haha @aot I'm scared to find out what else 2020 has in store for us. All in favor to skip right to 2021? @OnceUponaTime That's incredible! I'm...

    Mar 29, 2020 at 5:05 AM
  46. aot rated petthedarnkitty's post Hug in the thread Hello! Anxiety for the First Time Over Pulsatile Tinnitus and Momentary Tinnitus.

    Hello! I've had tinnitus all my life (pretty quiet, high-pitched whine - basically the noise in war movies when soldiers get shellshocked). Over...

    Mar 29, 2020 at 4:56 AM
  47. aot rated Chinmoku's post Winner in the thread Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19) and Tinnitus.

    @Bill Bauer I submit to you the story of professor Sabin. He discovered an effective vaccine for polio. "Sabin refused to patent his vaccine,...

    Mar 29, 2020 at 4:34 AM
  48. aot replied to the thread Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19) and Tinnitus.

    @Bill Bauer, out of curiousity: Are you a fan of Ayn Rand? Been skimming your posts and you strike me as someone super into Ayn Rand.

    Mar 29, 2020 at 4:23 AM