Movie Date

I’m so excited.  My husband tool me to see a movie today, and I started crying while we were sitting there, I was over whelmed with the fact that I was watching a movie in a theater without closed captioning!  I could hear every word.  In fact, I thought it was a bit too loud.

It’s been so long since I dared go to a movie.  I realized the other day that I didn’t need to “read” the TV show I was watching and was so tickled.  So today when my husband asked if I wanted to go see Gnomeo and Juliet, I said, sure.  But I was nervous.  I hated the thought that we might get in the theater and then I wouldn’t be able to hear the film, what a waste of money.  No worries though, I heard every word.  Yay!  My left ear is doing great!  I still can’t hear much in my right ear, but I can handle that.  Heck, I just wanted the vertigo to stop, so I’m super excited!

One thought though.  I can’t remember the last time I went to a movie that the person behind me didn’t keep kicking my seat.  What’s up with that?

By the way.  The movie was very cute.  I have always been a fan of Shakespeare, and there are little things that allude to him and his plays.  They even have a Shakespeare statue that talks.  (voice by Patrick Stewart, how cool is that?)   I also enjoyed the music, mostly old Elton John songs with the words slightly changed to fit the movie.

Seen any good movies lately?

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About Wendy

I'm taking a journey learning to live a mindful and happy life, while living with Chronic Illnesses. I'm a bit of an idealist. I want everyone to be happy and think everyone should want the same for others. I don’t understand mean people. I cry easily and laugh often. I love cartoons, Dr. Who, and my wonderful husband...not in that order!

7 thoughts on “Movie Date

  1. How nice for you – I really love seeing a good movie at the cinema. But it was a long time since I saw one. I cannot see a movie unless it has texting (subtitle?). I believe there´s something wrong about swedish moviemakers. They cannot manage getting the films “hearable”. I cannot hear what they say but the problem is that even hearing people often finds that difficult. Maybe swedish is a mumbling language 🙂 .
    The next film I want to watch is “The King´s speach”. I´ve heard so much good about it and I really like the actors (but I don´t remember their names right now). Watching TV is also difficult but most programs ar texted and I have a special hearing equipment so I can listen to the sound from the TV via my hearing aids I´m always wearing.
    Do you find yourself less concentrated and not remembering names? I think this has become a bigger problem today and it worries me…and I´m not that old… yet…
    Susanna

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  2. Patrick Stewart, or at least his voice, is in the movie? I’m in heaven. I could listen to him read the phone book and probably still swoon.

    I rented Megamind and really enjoyed it. It’s what I call a funny-cute movie that adults can enjoy.

    It’s wonderful news that you’re able to go out and enjoy yourself. What are you planning next?

    Maureen

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  3. hey wendy,
    i’ve been going back and catching up on your blog. i am so thrilled for you! you sound like you have been doing so well! car shopping! talking on the phone! going to the movies! this is all so wonderful! i love it!!! you deserve every little bit of it. it’s so great to read about someone having a victory and going out and enjoying it. long may it last!!!

    ~nicki

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  4. Good for you! I’m so glad you were able to have this great experience, to have a night out! Yay!

    I recently saw the King’s Speech at the Rialto, it was good, and the Rialto was great fun (I hadn’t been yet). And there weren’t any seat-kickers in sight!

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  5. So excited for you, Wendy! It makes me so happy to hear you were able to get out with your husband and do a “normal” thing and YAY that you could hear the words! I can’t wait to see The Kings Speech as I’m a speech language pathologist, but there is no way I can get to a theater right now, so I’ll wait for it to come out on RedBox. Last movie I went to was in November: Harry Potter. It was a bit overwhelming for me… with my Migraine sensitivities.

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