Tag Archives: Social Security Disability

Disability Review Update

When I received a letter from Social Security on Friday I told myself I wasn’t going to open it until Monday because it had the potential to ruin my weekend. But on Saturday when I was by myself I suddenly … Continue reading

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In a HEAP of Trouble

Last November I applied for Ohio’s HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program). I called three weeks or so later to find out the status but was told it could take up to 12 weeks to hear back! That made it February. … Continue reading

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Chronically Ill and Displaced by Hurricane Sandy

When I ask people in my Cleveland suburb if they know that many people are still homeless or unable to access their homes due to Hurricane Sandy’s damage, they are shocked.  I say to them, “It’s on the news, everyday”, … Continue reading

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Results of Disability Hearing: The Do-Over

(Disclaimer:  The following account is my personal experience with a disability hearing and should in no way compare with anyone else’s experience.  I do my best to research what I write, and seek to provide correct information to my readers; … Continue reading

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Forgetting Everything I Knew

I read Expecting Adam as a member of the From Left to Write book club.  I was given a free copy of this book. This post is inspired by the book. Welcome to all of my fellow book club members or anyone … Continue reading

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Vacation Lost

Due to Grant getting his disability and us now having a small nest egg, we decided to do something with Tyler we had never done…take him on a vacation.  It was going to be a mini-vacation to Hershey Park’s “Halloween … Continue reading

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Why I Stay

(I read Lost Edens as a member of the From Left to Write book club.  I was given a free copy of this book.  This post is inspired by the book. Welcome to all of my fellow book club members or … Continue reading

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At the Social Security Doctors – The Horror, The Horror

(I am sorry to keep you waiting so long.  I wrote this over the course of two days, starting on Monday overnight.  I am sorry it is so long but I felt that it is a story that HAD to … Continue reading

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