The hearing aids, they help you hear better. However, you can still try harder and hear without them depending solely on your impaired yet hardworking ears.
Either options happen to someone; to have those aids or to go through a certain period of your life without them. You just suffer a little more yet you will still get your hearing aids one day but which time of your life period are you getting them .... still the unknown!!!
The conclusion is : your life still going forward to the best.