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   Posted Today 10:26 PM (GMT -6)   
yeah   yeah yeah yeah   My SSD has been approved with back pay to Nov. 04. I can't belive it and I just got my first check yesterday. Someone pinch me I can't believe it. yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
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   Posted 10/24/2008 12:21 AM (GMT -6)   
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   Posted 10/24/2008 1:04 AM (GMT -6)   

Alright! Sounds like a few people have gotten good news about their finances this week. That's wonderful. 4 years of back pay. yeah happy dancing for ya!



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   Posted 10/24/2008 9:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Well I know who's buying the next round :-)

congrats! :-)
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   Posted 10/24/2008 9:25 AM (GMT -6)   
Yay!!!!!! That must be a big relief and one less stressful thing for you to deal with.
Diagnosis:  UCTD (lupus) 2006; Raynauds 2006; Sjogren's 2006; lupus symptoms began 2003; UC 2008; CFS 1991; Mono 1985
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   Posted 10/24/2008 9:54 AM (GMT -6)   
Congrats Oldhippy! yeah   A great relief I'm sure!! Love, Butterflake
Dx: SLE ('05), depression, diabetes, fibromyalgia, gerd, sleep apnea, hypertension, IBS Tx: CellCept, plaquenil, prednisone, lisinopril, actos, lipitor, nexeum, prozac, seroquel, celebrex, actonel
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   Posted 10/24/2008 10:25 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey! Someone who got actual $$$$!

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   Posted 10/24/2008 10:30 AM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations! That is awesome!! Judy

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   Posted 10/24/2008 1:08 PM (GMT -6)   

This is wonderful news Hippy rebel.  really wonderful.  so many worries to be lifted from your shoulders now. So glad for you.


oldhippyrebel said...
yeah   yeah yeah yeah   My SSD has been approved with back pay to Nov. 04. I can't belive it and I just got my first check yesterday. Someone pinch me I can't believe it. yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah

Lupus diagnosed 1996, Heart by-pass 1998, breast cancer 2000, stroke2002, vascular surgery 2005, heart attack in 2007, and had a stint put in, Sjogren's Syndrome 2008
aspirin, multivitamin, Arthrotec , Meclazine ,  plaquinil, Metoclopomide, Doxepin , Metoprolol, synthroid,  Amlodipine, Crestor, Lasinopril, Plavix, phenagrin,  Restasis  

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   Posted 10/24/2008 1:36 PM (GMT -6)   
OH HAPPY DAY FOR YOU!. We are waiting to go before a judge. Spend it wisely.
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