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Ne Ne
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Date Joined Apr 2008
Total Posts : 243
   Posted 5/16/2009 9:27 AM (GMT -6)   
confused I went to the Judge for SSDI he said it was convenient that I got depression after I got turned down twice for it. I have had problems in the past and I told him but it makes me so nervous that he could think I'm making this up.... sad I haven't worked in 3 years not gust for depression but I have crohn's disease, which started the depression. I'm so scared he thinks its a act.... I see a therapist every two weeks and I have to take medication for it...... sad sad sad My therapist thinks I'm bipolar here in S Dakota she can make a diagnosis...... I just know I want to hide under a rock most of the time.....

Dawn turn yeah
49 Female
Dx June 07 Crohn's take asacol 2x3 a day ,lotrel for HBP , omeprezole for stomach , potassium , calcium & Vit D , lomotil for lose stools , tramadol for pain , started humira in Feb 08 on 1 shot a week, vit-B 12 shots , crestor,off crestor,now pravastatin,off humira, pristiq, abilify,
Dx Bipolar May 08

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Date Joined Mar 2009
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   Posted 5/17/2009 7:51 AM (GMT -6)   
hi dawn, jamie here, me i am on a disability pension, have not worked in 8 yrs, studying though, have not in 7 yrs, dropped out of uni in second year, became very depressed, psychotic and quite disturbed. hey dawn u are a fine person, u are a human being and are precious, ok!! hang in there, luv and kindness, jamie.

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   Posted 5/17/2009 8:11 AM (GMT -6)   

Ne Ne,

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is wage replacement income for individuals who have worked and paid FICA taxes and who now have a disability meeting Social Security disability rules.  From what I understand you have to complete all of the forms and go through a lot of red tape and then it may take months to years to get approval.  I would make sure that you have excellent documentation from your physicians as a lot depends on your diagnosis and your physician's  recommendations re your workabilty status.

I know this is really a tough one and I wish you the best in getting through all the paper work and the obstacles that will pop up along the way.

Bless you


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