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Day 16 – Last day in SF

By Jakob H. Olsen | January 22, 2015 | 0 Comment

So today was my last whole day in San Francisco, the weather has been fantastic all day with a nice blue sky. I decided to visit the Colt Tower on telegraph hill. It’s actually only a few 100 meters from the apartment, BUT it was up hill, very up hill. It was super nice walk […]

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Day 15 – check in with dr. Roberson

By Jakob H. Olsen | January 21, 2015 | 0 Comment

I met with the Dr. Roberson and hos staff today and he took out the last part of the packing that was protecting the healing ear drum. It really opened up the sound impressions. When I put a finger in my left ear my right ear sounds just lower in level(dB) than the left. A […]

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Day 14 – Pacific Ocean and a big steak

By Jakob H. Olsen | January 20, 2015 | 0 Comment

I went to the Pacific ocean at Fort Funston and Baker Beach today, it was so wonderful even though the weather was a little cloudy at first it was a fantastic experience and the sounds of the ocean is amazing in stereo, I tell you. Afterwards I went to a dinner with lots of people, […]

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Day 12 – 13 Weekend

By Jakob H. Olsen | January 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Weekends is all about relaxing and having fun, so thats what I’m going to do. And when being in San Francisco you got to see the city and so I did – while trying to relax too. I went for a ride with the Cable cars from the Piers to Marked Street and Union Square, great experience. […]

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Day 11 – harbor tour and shopping 

By Jakob H. Olsen | January 17, 2015 | 0 Comment

The weather is cloudy and it’s raining a bit, so I went for a short (3 hours) walk by the piers, I really like that area, and the sounds of the sea and all. I got to do a little shopping of gifts for my girls at home. I’m really starting to miss home. My […]

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Day 10 – post op w. Dr. Schendel & Dr. Roberson

By Jakob H. Olsen | January 16, 2015 | 0 Comment

Got through the morning traffic of San Francisco and turned in on the parking lot of the Ear Clinic in Palo Alto 5 minutes before my appointment. The traffic is crazy at times, so instead of a 40 min. drive it could easily turn into a 2 hour drive… But I made it 🙂 just […]

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Day 9 – A day for a walk

By Jakob H. Olsen | January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

After the most fantastic concert with my all time favorite band Tower of Power I got to meet the guys from the band and have a chat with each of them. It was such a great experience. They are some of the most kind and welcoming people I’ve ever met. I got to sit next […]

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Day 8 – First ear canal check

By Jakob H. Olsen | January 14, 2015 | 0 Comment

Okay, so today I met with Dr. Roberson and his assistant Kinsey McCartney. He did an exam of the healing progress both on the skin craft aread and to the ear canal. He even removed some of the packing blocking the ear canal and holding the skin in place against the canal walls. He says […]

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Day 7 – finally the bandages has come off

By Jakob H. Olsen | January 13, 2015 | 0 Comment

The sun is shining and its about 20 degrees celcius in Palo Alto today. I sat outside and had a cup of coffee before my meeting with the plastic surgeon Dr. Schendel and his assistant Dr. Gupta. They took off my bandages and removed the stitches holding the gaze in place. It was a relief […]

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Day 6 – Alone in the big city

By Jakob H. Olsen | January 11, 2015 | 0 Comment

Today I drove my dad to the airport, his going back home to Denmark. That means that the next 12 days I’m on my own. So today Im going shopping and maby visit a nice restaurant tonight. Im not feeling so much pain today and the remaining pain is  mostly in my jaw up around […]

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