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Praise God: Social Security disability approved

Discussion in 'Spirituality and ME/CFS' started by jerrymcfadyen, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. jerrymcfadyen

    jerrymcfadyen Senior Member

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    I talked with a lady at the SS Disability determination service. She told me that my disability has been approved and that they are finalizing every thing now. I should hear something from them no later than first of October.

    This was my first attempt at applying for disability so it's pretty exciting news. God kept saying "trust me" all the way through this process and I truly have been trying but it sure is hard.

    THANK YOU LORD!!!!!!!!!
     
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  2. snowathlete

    snowathlete Not an ol' sleazebag

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    Really pleased for you Jerry, that's great news!
     
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    Esther12 Senior Member

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    Pleased it worked out for you. (sorry to hear that you needed to apply).
     
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    Valentijn The Diabolic Logic

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    Gingergrrl Senior Member

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    @jerrymcfadyen I am really happy for you and you must be so relieved that this worked out. I admire your strong faith as well and it is hard not to lose faith when you are so sick. Congrats! Although sorry you are in this position to begin with.
     
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    PDXhausted Senior Member

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    Great news! Do you have any pointers? I'm just about to try applying for my first time.
     
  7. Sushi

    Sushi Moderator and Senior Member Albuquerque

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    Wonderful! :thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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    RL_sparky Senior Member

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    Good for you Jerry!
    Glad to hear you didn't have to go through the whole process before getting accepted!
     
  9. jerrymcfadyen

    jerrymcfadyen Senior Member

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    I used a lawyer for my first application. I'm not sure if that really helped or not but they did get every possible form filled out "just in case."
    A friend of mine also used a lawyer but SS sent his application back wanting more forms filled out. I feel like I got a trustworthy local lawyer. I think that helped. I also believe strongly in prayer.
     
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    SDSue Southeast

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    barbc56 Senior Member

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    Wow @jerrymcfadyen, that's amazing! Ninety percent of applications are automatically turned down the first time.. The system as you probably know, is notoriously inept. People have had to wait years before getting disability. In all fairness, the number of judges to take these cases is low and the whole system is affected.

    Fortunately, I had private disability through my work.

    But back to you! Congratulations!! . This must be an incredible relief.:thumbsup:

    Barb
     
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    rosie26 Senior Member

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    So pleased for you that your disability was accepted. Fabulous :balloons: It can be very stressful dealing with these departments when so sick.
     
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  13. Hell...Hath...No...Fury..

    Hell...Hath...No...Fury.. Senior Member

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    Thats fantastic Jerry. It must be such a relief for you. For people like us its like winning the lottery when things like this come through. One less thing to worry about :thumbsup:
     
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