Fable

274d

On May 2nd I'm going in to my general doctor for a follow-up. I'm going to be talking about the possibility of me claiming disability. My quality of life isn't where it needs to be but if I work any less I'll loose everything. I'm hoping I can get just enough help to go down to part-time. I can settle for that. My goodness this is so stressful to talk about and I haven't even talked to him yet! I guess some encouragement would be nice? I'm just so nervous and choking on my pride.

Fibromyalgia (FM)

Chronic Generalized pain

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  • funbuns420

    274d

    I'm actually thinking about that process. My fibro has been so bad and working 40 hrs a week is killing me. I've talked to my doctor about it. Just be prepared to have to have multiple specialists diagnose you. My doctor said I have to have a pain Dr, a rheumatologist, and a psychologist. Just be patient and be optimistic (as much as you can with fibromyalgia)

    • Fable

      273d

      luckily, I've had most of that. I havent done a pain Dr and my psych might need an update tho. I just went to a rheumatologist not too long ago and got that one covered. Did the needle test

  • IllMermaid

    273d

    Prayers! The process can take time but having a psychiatrist will help!

    • Fable

      273d

      I'm gonna have to get back in contact with them!

  • MatchaBunn

    273d

    You’re making such an important decision for your health, and it can definitely be scary to come to. Having the back-up of your doctors is so important in the process of applying for disability. Just remember that you know your body best, and you have paid a lot of attention to understand what your limits are. You are valid and heard, and I hope that your appointment goes well! It may be a long process, but it’s always worth it to have the quality of life you deserve. πŸ’•

    • Fable

      273d

      πŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ’š thank you so much

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