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    Well after jumping through every hoop since June for the SS/SSI people I was informed today that I am not sick enough to receive any disability or disability insurance. Although it is clear that I can no longer do the job I was trained to do they see no reason that I can not do some kind of less stressful, menial type job (their words).

    So let's see. I have seizures, I can't drive, I can't be in the sun or in florescent lighting, I can't sit or stand for long periods, some days I can't get out of bed. Any ideas about where I can work that will provide insurance?
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    Ok, so now it's time to think this out. What is you background? What do you know? My first thought was receptionist in a doctor's office with the flourescence turned off. A doctor would be understanding. Not panicking, try to think calmly as to what's next to do.


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    First thing is that we are going to appeal. Due to my memory/brain issues it would almost impossible for me to work now. I am feeling better today I just had a small panic attack last night. I was warned that this is how it usually goes. It will all be ok. It just takes time
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    Definitely appeal. My advocate told me that people are denied because there is not enough information given and to appeal, appeal, appeal until you are given a reason for denial, or you are approved.
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    In the states 70% of all applications are denied the first time no matter what they are given. I will be fighting it and I appreciate your support!
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    Wow. Definitely keep on fighting.
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    I was so sick and in so much pain I went into a psychotic stage of Lupus. I ended up hanging myself from the tree in my backyard and did a stint in the mental hospital. Turns out if your nuts it's easy to get on disability and SSI. Thank God I survived.

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    Oh Mari, I am sorry! I know you have been counting the days, hoping to get insured. It blows my mind that they would deny you, and then tell you to go get a menial type job. I'm glad you are going to continue to fight, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gizmo View Post
    Oh Mari, I am sorry! I know you have been counting the days, hoping to get insured. It blows my mind that they would deny you, and then tell you to go get a menial type job. I'm glad you are going to continue to fight, you are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Hey Gizmo,

    This is an old thread and I actually got approved last year however insurance doesn't come with it for the first 2 years! After backdating I will get my Medicare in Oct. of this year. There is a catch 22.. I MUST continue taking all my meds and seeing docs but I have no insurance to help with that.

    LOL Gotta love it!
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