derpytia
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derpytia

Member, Female, from Rescue, California

Noot noot. Jun 30, 2016

derpytia was last seen:
Sep 9, 2016
    1. derpytia
      derpytia
      Noot noot.
    2. derpytia
      derpytia
      T can just suck it! :P
    3. derpytia
      derpytia
      I believe I can now say with certainty that birth control lowers my T a bit or at least lowers my perception of it. Thanks ovarian cysts! xD
      1. Dana likes this.
      2. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        Wonder what would happen if a guy took it?
        May 19, 2016
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      3. OnceUponaTime
        OnceUponaTime
        I am glad it helps you. :)
        May 19, 2016
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      4. derpytia
        derpytia
        @Sailboardman well considering its basically a feminine hormone regulator, I'd say nothing. Might be something for men with testosterone in it?
        May 19, 2016
    4. derpytia
      derpytia
      Ugh. Sinuses why?
      1. Trish123
        Trish123
        Damn pollen
        May 4, 2016
    5. derpytia
      derpytia
      That moment when your ETD goes into the other ear. Wonderful.
    6. derpytia
      derpytia
      Guess who got a new T tone from doing ABSOLUTELY NOTHING. Me. :( Again. Most of my extra T tones have been acquired from doing nothing.
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      3. stacey
        stacey
        I've had so many T tones that I stopped keeping track of them. Hate it.
        Mar 7, 2016
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      4. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        My life is a movie, filmed in "Screech-o-rama."
        Mar 8, 2016
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      5. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        @snow86, good movie, "The Tone Collector." Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie.
        Mar 18, 2016
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    7. derpytia
      derpytia
      Ugh. I hate getting a cold. :(
      1. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        I'm just getting over a nasty virus! Feel better Derp!
        Feb 22, 2016
    8. derpytia
      derpytia
      Being a big nerd really helps apparently! lol.
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      3. AnxiousJon
        AnxiousJon
        It's true: guys like girl-nerds
        Feb 16, 2016
      4. John G
        John G
        What defines a nerd?. Everybody has their own quirks.
        Feb 16, 2016
      5. derpytia
        derpytia
        @Sailboardman maybe lol!
        @Blackbird26 @John G I play dungeons and dragons, read tolkien books (YES ALL OF THEM) for fun, have a flight rising account, roleplay characters online, and play video/computer games. That's just the tip of the iceberg. Does wearing glasses also count? lol
        Feb 17, 2016
    9. derpytia
      derpytia
      Okay, nerdy talk time: I've gotten myself into a new online obsession. Flight Rising.
      1. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        So you've become a dragon lady! };-)
        Feb 10, 2016
      2. derpytia
        derpytia
        Ayup!
        Feb 10, 2016
    10. derpytia
      derpytia
      On top of T, found out from my doc that due to family history and ethnicity, I have a 90% chance of getting cancer in my lifetime. :(
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      3. John G
        John G
        Your doc is a moron. You should find a new doctor that knows what they are talking about
        Jan 16, 2016
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      4. derpytia
        derpytia
        @John G, my doc is a pretty smart guy. One of the few doctors I haven't had a problem with yet. But it's true. Everyone on my mom's side of the family is from Ashkenazi Jewish heritage and everyone has gotten cancer at some point in their lifetime, especially female descendants including my mom's mom and my great grandmother who died from it. There is a HUGE chance that my mother and I will get it.
        Jan 16, 2016
      5. Richard zurowski
        Richard zurowski
        And then you might not. it's common that cancer skips generations.
        Jan 17, 2016
    11. derpytia
      derpytia
      Compassion goes a long long way and I've got plenty to give.
      1. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        I could use a big chunk of that right now!
        Jan 14, 2016
      2. derpytia
        derpytia
        Jan 14, 2016
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    12. derpytia
      derpytia
      I wish article would stop saying that people with T aren't bothered by it. Yes we are! Habituation doesn't happen all the time!
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      3. derpytia
        derpytia
        Cannot begin to tell you how many articles are put out by the press around the world saying "but don't worry people with tinnitus aren't bothered by it after awhile". habituation doesn't always mean we aren't bothered by it. it means we have somehow managed to be productive or functional to some degree despite our T. It's so misleading when they say we aren't bothered by it. No wonder the world doesn't care about us.
        Jan 5, 2016
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      4. hurtingdream
        hurtingdream
        That's why there's no cure yet.
        Jan 5, 2016
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      5. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        That's because, only 2 million out of 50 million in the US, have debilitating Tinnitus. Only 6 million, seek medical attention. So, 42 million, don't give a shit! Pussycat T, versus Tiger T.
        Jan 5, 2016
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    13. derpytia
      derpytia
      Welp. Another increase from the dentists. I took every precaution still wasn't enough.
      1. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        Makes you wonder how all dentist's don't have T? Those drills, are high pitched, demons.
        Jan 4, 2016
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    14. derpytia
      derpytia
      Both great uncles have prostate cancer and I have T and a host of other problems. 2016 is gonna be crap...
      1. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        When it rains, it pours! }:-(
        Dec 31, 2015
    15. derpytia
      derpytia
      Jingle bells, tinnitus smells...
      1. just1morething
        just1morething
        Hey it's better than the alternative right? The other side of the grass.
        Dec 19, 2015
      2. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        Tinnitus is Mr. Scrooge in disguise!
        Dec 20, 2015
    16. derpytia
      derpytia
      As @Fungus said: Let the bells ring out for Christmas... And then shut the [bleep] up!
      1. John G, Bran350 and Sailboardman like this.
      2. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        I sure hope Santa brings me that anti-tinnitus, vanishing cream I asked for. Sure would be nice, to actually have peace on earth for 2016!
        Dec 17, 2015
    17. derpytia
      derpytia
      So bummed. My school is having two musical productions this year. Spamalot and the Addams Family musical and I can't go to either now with T
      1. stacey
        stacey
        I know the harsh feeling it is to have to miss out on events because of stupid T but hang in there
        Dec 5, 2015
      2. John G
        John G
        I know you still can hear your T with earplugs, but you should go to the musical and wear some earplugs. Who cares what others will think, and enjoy a night out.
        Dec 5, 2015
      3. Atlantis
        Atlantis
        you can go to both with earplugs...
        Dec 5, 2015
    18. derpytia
      derpytia
      To think that they could be using all of that money to put forward to getting a treatment for us and instead they use it to bomb people...
      1. dan
        dan
        Bombing people is more fun apparently
        Dec 2, 2015
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      2. John G
        John G
        And the people that survive the bombing , will probably get T
        Dec 2, 2015
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    19. derpytia
      derpytia
      Does anyone HONESTLY think (not believe) that there will surely be some sort of relief for any of us in our lifetime?
      1. stacey likes this.
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      3. Blackbird26
        Blackbird26
        What is a lifetime? For you or me it could be 24 more hrs..maybe 2? Life is now. If you can't find a way to make the best of the worst then sadly you're fucked. No point pinning hopes onto a future that may or may not even happen. Just how I cope with my chronic pain and t and h.
        Nov 30, 2015
      4. GrosBalou
        GrosBalou
        I do think most of us will have relief in our lifetime. However, I would not say the same for a cure...
        Nov 30, 2015
      5. another sean
        another sean
        I think so. I have been reading some great stuff in the medical journals that are behind paywalls. Also there is a doctor who is currently working on regenerating the hair cells thru stem cell therapy. But its a decade away. But the wheels ARE turning out there. No doubt about it.
        Dec 4, 2015
    20. jeannie
      jeannie
      How are you doing derpytia?
      1. derpytia
        derpytia
        Awful. I keep habituating and then keep getting increases and have to rehab all over again. I can't win and it's only been a year and a half. I have the rest of my life to deal with this cycle and I don't think I can handle it.
        Nov 29, 2015
      2. jeannie
        jeannie
        I really u derstand what you are going through.I can't habituate and its been almost 3 years.my tinnitus fluctuates.has gotten so bad before I could feel my whole head buzzing and vibrating.I ended up in ER for that and they of course can't do anything .I pray for some miracle
        for us!!I hope you get it under control I know its hard but I'm here if ya need to talk or vent!!! We all are here!!!
        Nov 29, 2015
      3. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        Derpytia, you cannot predict your future. I have met 2 people who have lost their T in a few years time. It could happen to you, if you keep it together. This is a daily battle for sure, but try to win the war, in the long run. I know it sucks big time, and life seems dismal, but try to live day by day as I do! You can make it girl!
        Nov 30, 2015
    21. derpytia
      derpytia
      Another permanent increase. Just keeps getting better and better. I want to just not exist already.
      1. Richard zurowski
        Richard zurowski
        Same here it's been hell today.
        Nov 28, 2015
      2. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        I feel ya girl!
        Nov 29, 2015
      3. Atlantis
        Atlantis
        it will get better...
        Nov 29, 2015
    22. derpytia
      derpytia
      Soooo guess who broke her toe...
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      2. Karen
        Karen
        So sorry, Derpytia. That happened to me, too. It should eventually heal itself, but in the meantime, take care!
        Nov 21, 2015
      3. Richard zurowski
        Richard zurowski
        Very painful. I know I've had one.
        Nov 21, 2015
      4. derpytia
        derpytia
        Thanks guys! I broke the middle toe on my left foot. Makes walking very awkward. Luckily it's not a big break and I only broke the top bone. It doesn't hurt as bad as it could. :) I don't even have to take pain meds. :)
        Nov 21, 2015
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    23. derpytia
      derpytia
      My heart goes out to the victims in the attacks at Paris and the people of France.
    24. derpytia
      derpytia
      My T is keeping me from asking people out or taking a chance on a possible relationship. I feel like I'd be shackling someone to me :(
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      2. nomoredreaming
        nomoredreaming
        Another Sean ill be happy to join other wise I may be alone forever :(
        Nov 9, 2015
      3. DudeMannDude
        DudeMannDude
        Find someone who likes quiet. Problem solved!
        Nov 13, 2015
      4. Bran350
        Bran350
        I feel the exact same way lately. I was just thinking about this today.
        Dec 4, 2015
    25. derpytia
      derpytia
      People, remember to be empathetic and kind towards others on here. No need to pick little fights on here or stress people out for no reason.
      1. Markku
        Markku
        ...and everyone please remember to use the "Report" link below any post that you consider inappropriate. Mods will take a look at it.
        Nov 2, 2015
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    26. derpytia
      derpytia
      Its the same cycle all over again. Someone gets everyone's hopes up for nothing. Then it fails and they do it again right away. Just watch.
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      3. derpytia
        derpytia
        Like it's okay if they want to be hopeful but do not drag everyone else on the hope train and assure people that they are correct when they have no way of knowing only to have everyone be put back in a horrible state of mind when things don't work out.
        Oct 21, 2015
      4. randomuser
        randomuser
        I was one of the Autifony fans and the failure was a HUGE disappointment for me. Now I'm hoping to habituate sooner than later, because I've been once there. The autifony this affair gave me a giant setback, back to square zero again. Mind is powerful. Hope you are doing well, sometimes I also think that I will never be happy again and think on ending it all, but we need to be patient and hopeful.
        Oct 26, 2015
      5. randomuser
        randomuser
        Btw you are referring to the new SF0034 and AM102, right? In my opinion, one is just a modified trobalt with probably the same side effects and the other will be another intratympanic injection for acute cases. Nothing really hopeful for us, chronic sufferers. I've been checking the trobalt participants "trials" and it looks like it loses potency if your T is older than 2.5-3 years.
        Oct 26, 2015
    27. derpytia
      derpytia
      I don't know why life is full of so many disappointments...
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      2. RaZaH
        RaZaH
        Its also full of nice surprises , dont forget:)
        Oct 15, 2015
    28. derpytia
      derpytia
      Man I wish I could download the sounds from the TT Audio Player for sleeping... Some of them work really well...
      1. Markku likes this.
      2. Markku
        Markku
        Sep 23, 2015
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    29. derpytia
      derpytia
      Praying every day for some kind of miracle. God knows I due for one.
      1. Quentino and Martin69 like this.
      2. Quentino
        Quentino
        I would like one too, even if i have not so much to complain...
        Sep 22, 2015
    30. derpytia
      derpytia
      Trying to habituate again is not my idea of a good time.
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      2. derpytia
        derpytia
        It depends on what your definition of habituated means. For me, it means only having a breakdown once and month and being able to function at 80% most days...
        Sep 12, 2015
      3. Sailboardman
        Sailboardman
        Lucky girl! I function 10% most days and have breakdowns, no actually meltdowns everyday! You're doing just fine.
        Sep 12, 2015
      4. SoulStation
        SoulStation
        You're going to make it through this. I have been thinking about you.
        Sep 12, 2015
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    Gender:
    Female
    Birthday:
    July 29
    Location:
    Rescue, California
    Occupation:
    Retail unfortunately
    Tinnitus Since:
    04/2014
    Cause of Tinnitus:
    Hearing loss / ETD
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