🌺 My mom was right: you have to do everything yourself.
🌺 This letter was instrumental in winning my case. I was approved in ten months!
🌺 When I got to court, the lawyer said I had the best documentation she had seen all month.
🌺 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!).
🌺 It was the smartest decision I ever made in my life. If I had stayed with that doctor, I never would have gotten approved. I’m certain of it.
🌺 Don’t assume that our doctors are knowledgeable about Social Security and know what to do. We need to be our own advocates.
🌺 Seven steps Marigold took to win her claim
🌺 I didn’t know my doctor’s were observing me and writing everything down.
🌺 Carnation’s outline was so good, and so helpful, the judge copied and pasted the entire thing right into her approval letter!
🌺 We put ten things in one envelope. Six months later, I got approved
🌺 I filed for disability four months ago and studied everything on this site. I learned yesterday that I was approved! I am thrilled!
🌺 I shared this letter with another family, and they got approved even faster than we were!
🌺 There is hope!!!!
🌺 I never expected to be approved quickly because I am 24 years old and have multiple college degrees.
🌺 Like many people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, nearly all of my tests and blood work came back normal, and I could not afford any fancy testing
🌺 Some people think they have to wait until after they are approved for disability to get help and assistance. No. No. No.
🌺 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
🌺 Only 7% of Requests for Reconsideration are approved. Here’s how Poppy did it.
🌺 Rose got approved in three months by using the Blue Book
🌺 My doctor said she would not fill out disability paperwork. I was so upset.
🌺 There are many ways a friend, loved one, or family member can help
🌺 Ivy spent two years applying for disability and got denied at a hearing. She started a new application and got approved in just six weeks!
🌺 Everyone told Rosemary there was no way she would ever get approved.
🌺 Holly was approved fully favorable the first time she applied.
🌺 Even though I hired an attorney, she was useless and told me often: “I will get to it when I can.” So, I began researching on my own.
🌸 Amaryllis helped hundreds of disabled clients. Then she became disabled herself.
🌸 The Disability Examiner thanked Plumeria for organizing everything so well. She was approved in three months.
🌸 Many many flower girls how got approved the first time they applied.
🌸 Cindy was told she was not eligible to apply for disability because she did not have enough work credits. She fixed the problem.
🌸 Michelle was told she was not eligible for disability because she waited too long to apply. She didn’t listen.
🌺 Even at that point, I knew what they were telling me was incorrect.
ME and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
🌺 Zinnia’s doctor had never heard of the Social Security Ruling for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
🌺 The CPET is a great test to help your disability case for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. But there’s a problem!
🌺 Iris got five different tests while applying for LTD for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
🌺 You can use this letter as a tool with your own doctor to create documentation for your case.
Going to School
🌺 Poppy was in grad school while applying. Here’s how things went.
🌺 I was able to live off the student loans until my disability was approved
🌺 LTD is disability through your employer. Peony won her claim for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
🌺 LTD is disability through your employer. Dahlia also won her claim for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
More Flower Stories
🌺 I had my lawyer for 15 months. He never once mentioned that anything was wrong.
🌺 One person said $900, one said $1100, another said $980 and another said $1500.
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