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I don't know what chatroom posting to put this in so if I have it in the wrong one I apologize to everyone. I'm new to this forum, my first time on here. I was diagnosed with sle in 96 the same time I had double pneumonia so I had a very rough time of it and still am. I had to leave a job that was paying me $1400 mthly for a job paying me take home pay of $372 bi-weekly. I am greatful I have a job but I can't afford to see all my doctors like I should because my co-pay is $30 each for specialists and $15 for my family doctor. I have 5 doctors with only one not being a specialist. We all know medicines are high and getting higher. I tried for diability but I was denied, after I got out of the hospital, it took me almost 2 years to recover from being sick because my immune system was so low from pneumonia and lupus at the same time. I tried to commit suicide several times, every so often I become depressed about the way things are going for me, I have to depend a lot on my family because a lot I can't do for myself sometimes which really makes me even more depressed sometimes. I now work with someone who has no respect for me at all, she says what she want when she want, only respects me when it serves her purpose. I've tried to get back working with my mother but my supervisor will not allow it and he won't believe me about the person, I need the job but do I need it that bad to stress myself even more. So much is going on and I don't know how to deal with it. I have trouble sleeping at nights, sometimes not at all.:sad::sad:
 

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I am so sorry you are having a rough time. All I can say is that even if you get denied for SSDI the first time, you should not give up...appeal, appeal, appeal is the rule...also having a lawyer cannot hurt. I finally got approved after my third denial, it took over two years.

No job is worth the stress this one is causing you, can you look for another job?

I am so sorry, I cannot ofer much more but my sympathy.

Best of luck - Stephanie
 
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