How I Got Approved for Disability for Fibro

Artwork: Robin Mead

How Violet Won Her Case with a Function Form

🌺  When I got to court, the lawyer said I had the best documentation she had seen all month.

How Daisy Won Her Case with a Doctor’s Letter

🌺 Two weeks before my hearing, I met my attorney and he told me that I needed a doctor’s letter to make my case stronger. (He was right!).

How Marigold Got Approved in Six Months (without a lawyer!)

🌺  Seven steps Marigold took to win her claim

How Peony Won Her Case Despite “Normal” Test Results

🌺 You don’t have to prove you are sick. You have to prove you can’t work. It seems like a small shift in perspective, but it is significant

How Poppy Won Her Reconsideration in 5 Easy Steps

🌺 Only 7% of Requests for Reconsideration are approved. Here’s how Poppy did it.

Poppy Applies for Disability While in School

🌺 Poppy was in grad school while applying. Here’s how things went.

How Belladonna Turned Water into Wine

🌺 My doctor said she would not fill out disability paperwork. I was so upset.

How Roselyn Got Approved by Using the Magic Words

🌺 Roselyn was applying for a different program, but I still included her story here, because it will totally help your disability application, and you should totally read it. 


Learn More

🌺 Check out this page for a link to a special form you can give your doctor to help document Fibromyalgia in Social Security applications: How to Get a Great RFC Function Form

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