Regarding my SSD hearing today....

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   Posted 9/3/2008 9:59 PM (GMT -6)   
My attorney in the end felt it went well.  I wasn't nervous at all (thank goodness).  There was a voc. and DR. there. the judge did ask the DR. if what I described as my symptoms, be due to the Lupus/fibromyalgia and other conditions I have, DR. said yes.  The Judge asked if my list of symptoms would cause me to miss work more than 2-3 days a month, DR. sad yes.
My attorney asked the voc. expert if emploed would missing 2 days of wrk in a mo. be ok.  Voc. expert said yes, then attorney asked if missed 3 days would that be ok, voc ex. said no.
I wonder if because the judge metioned my onset date to attorney and asked him if that was ok, attorney agreed, if there is a posibilty I was approved.
I now I will have to wait some more hopefully it won't be too long.
Thanks everyone for your support!!

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   Posted 9/3/2008 10:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Syl,
Well, here's hoping it went well!  Sounds like the voc expert said the right things. I went through this kind of thing many years ago too. It's stressful waiting isn't it!
I hope it's not a long wait for you too,
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   Posted 9/4/2008 4:08 PM (GMT -6)   

Hey Syl,

Will keep hoping for you that your case will be approved and that soon you will have the disability you need.

My mind is not in  a good place today.  Can't think well enough to respond properly confused


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   Posted 9/4/2008 6:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Sly,
   I just wanted to wish you well and hope you get good news soon about the hearing. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
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   Posted 9/4/2008 8:52 PM (GMT -6)   
Lupus since 2005, Fiberomyalgia since 2006,  sjogren's syndrome since 2005,  diabetes since 2006, Depression since 2004. who would not be with all of this.
       I just try to make it threw every day as best I can.
        God please remember I am on the diet platter.
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                   Have a great Lupie Day Denise 

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   Posted 9/4/2008 9:56 PM (GMT -6)   
I hope you don't have to wait to long to get some news. It seems to take forever and never a minute to soon.
prayers it all goes well
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   Posted 9/5/2008 7:21 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for the responses!!
My internet serv. will be off for a while, maybe starting tomorrow. We had to cut down on some things to save $. Hopefully I will have it back up again w/good new re: SSD.

Will miss y'all
May you all have a blessed day

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