I had my disability hearing before the judge yesterday. At this point, I have no idea if I will get approved or not. He asked a lot of questions and I was pretty confused on some of my answers (fibrofog? medications? nerves?). One problem was that I could smell alcohol pretty stong on my lawyer and kept praying that he had just had a sip to relax before the hearing. The judge was an older man who also seemed pretty conused by alot of my paperwork and explanations. I had brought in a letter with me that my dr had send requesting that I call about bloodwork. I had made a note on it that I had called, but received no response from the dr about new meds as of 8/8. The judge got annoyed with me and asked if I had witten on the other two pages I submitted and said it couldn't be submitted. I explained that I had written a one line not to say that I had called since I often forget if I have returned calls or not and pointed out that I had initialed it beside where I wrote it. He finally let it go, but seemed very frustrated at me. He would also make statements and ask my lawyer if he had any questions or anything to add and when my lawyer said 'no' the judge looked at us and said "NO?!" Which makes me feel underrepresented. I ended up crying through about 2/3s of the hearing...not sure if that helped or hurt. Of course the vocational lady disucussed possible jobs, but she did point out within each the things that would make them difficult for me. As I left, the judge told me we would hear from them in 6-8 weeks. I told the lawyer I was lost on the whole thing and asked him what he thought and he said 'that was all the strangest hearing I have ever seen, so I am not sure what to expect.' So, I cried all day yesterday and am soooo much more depressed. My husband is convinced we will get it, but I am scared. I truly am limited extremely in what I do and my health, but I believe that I was not able to express stong enough how bad my pain is always. Please keep me in your prayers. Let me know if you have any thoughts -positive or negative- based on this. Thanks!