For those of you who have had to go on disability, what do you do to fill up some of your time? I am looking for different craft ideas and am interested in seeing what others do! Thank you :) … [Read more...] about What Do You Do To Fill Up Your Time?
Applying and receiving Social Security disability is a very long, tiring process. But if you are truly ill enough that you cannot work, you need to push through the process. One reason the process can be so long is … [Read more...] about Tips for Social Security Disability
Last week, I finally received my Social Security Disability decision from the ALJ who I testified in front of - he gave me a fully favorable decision! I feel like a weight has been lifted! My advice to anyone who is going … [Read more...] about The Wait Is Over!
Well, it has been over two months since my Administrative Law Judge Hearing for SSDI and still, nothing. I called SSA this morning and a decision has still not been made. I started through the disability maze back in … [Read more...] about Grueling Disability Process
Okay - so I had to get a handicapped parking placard a while back. I bit the bullet, gave in to my pride and applied for one. Wow - the discrimination began from the very beginning of the whole procedure - applying at the … [Read more...] about Handicapped Parking
Wow! I am so glad that is over! It has been a very stressful 1 1/2 years and now I feel relieved. My lawyer feels sure that I will be approved. The judge I had was extremely nice and I feel very fortunate to have had … [Read more...] about SSDI Hearing Yesterday…
I had my ALJ Hearing today with the judge. For those of you who have emailed me and asked me how it went, thank you for thinking of me! I will post tomorrow on how things went. It has been a long, emotionally and … [Read more...] about SSDI Hearing Today with ALJ…
The rules for determining disability apply most directly to impairments that limit your physical ability to stand, sit, walk, lift, bend or work with your hands. Mental disabilities/impairments are more complicated. This … [Read more...] about Rules For Determining SSDI
I have to get my list ready for my disability hearing in front of the Administrative Law Judge for Monday on how my lifestyle has changed since I became disabled. I have been putting this off because I try not to focus on … [Read more...] about How Has My Lifestyle Changed?
On Monday, April 10th, I will have my disability hearing in front of the Administrative Law Judge. I am extremely nervous already and hope that I do okay. This has been a very difficult process for me. I have always loved … [Read more...] about My Social Security Disability Hearing is Approaching…