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Porkbun

734d

I think I'm freaking out remembering how awful applying for disability was and appealing and being denied twice and I feel so helpless, I need help I can't work, I can't do anything because of how severe my anxiety is, my depression, my PTSD symptoms my anorexia , all of it takes everything out of me every single day I am taking it one second at a time. I supplied social services with every form they needed all 10 years of evidence that I qualify for disability, my therapist told me if anyone qualified it was me, I got doctors from the county interviewing me minimizing my pain and trauma to just something everyone deals with, patronizing judge and career counselor saying I didn't act sick enough, that I could do laborious work that at the time would've further damaged my spine, and worse one urine test with a false reading for meth when I was on Wellbutrin that could show up and methamphetamine, and they got all my history and could see there was no history of drug use, but used that as a reason why I didn't qualify for disability, I waited 16 months for them to put me through hell and then they tell me, no you aren't sick enough, and you abuse drugs (as if addicts aren't also disabled individuals in need of funds to get by) I am just really upset with the system that isn't built to help me or people like me, it isn't meant to make sure we get better. I want so much fory life and future but I am so freaking mentally ill and incapacitated. I can't even bring myself to drink water or eat or brush my teeth. how can I ever hold a job for more than a few months. I have general relief right now, I gave them the paper work stating I am disabled, and again they're asking for documents that I can't get because my insurance is inactive, because my insurance claims I am not disabled and have never been under my mom insurance, but my whole life have only been on her insurance. insurance doesn't want to help people, and the powers meant to help us don't want to help us. my therapist waited for the last due date to turn in my insurance paper work, she just disnt care enough about me to sign things in a timely manner. I just feel tired of life and burnt out

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    • CSweet94

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    • Lizardpeoplearereal

      733d

      I'm sorry you're going through that. I applied for disability over and over for years, appealed went to court ect. They told me in court that I could probably operate a copy machine and therefore don't qualify. I was having seizures, have severe fibromyalgia, constant migraines, schizophrenia, PTSD ECT. There's no reason I shouldn't qualify. I now do work again, but with great difficulty and do not function in my off time. My quality of life is garbage. Welcome to America. I hope you can overcome and get what you need. *Hugs*

      • Porkbun

        733d

        @Lizardpeoplearereal thank you, I'm so sorry you went through that and are struggling now. I hope it will get a bit better for us someday. I am going to volunteer at a local horse sanctuary and hope I can gain experience with that to eventually work at an animal sanctuary. I'm also signed up for school and want to get an associates in zoology but I'm gonna take it slow. More than one class has seemed to overwhelm me and burn me out. Also thank you for sharing your story with me, It helps to know I'm not alone in learning to manuever in a world that isn't built for people like us

        • Lizardpeoplearereal

          733d

          @Porkbun that sounds like an amazing idea. I'm sure you'll do great ☺️

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