I just wanted to say welcome to HealingWell. I haven't worked through the SSDI process yet, so I can't give you advice, but I do know that most people who have successfully appealed had a lawyer helping them. I hope you can find one that will work with you!
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"Bipolar disorder can be a great teacher. It's a challenge, but it can set you up to be able to do almost anything else in your life." - CARRIE FISHER