Last minute suggestions

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by froggyfog, Feb 20, 2007.

  1. froggyfog

    froggyfog New Member

    Tomorrow is the day I see my doctor and talk to her about my decision to file for disability. My husband is going with me....any last minute suggestions on what to say to the doctor? I don't know how she feels about FM and disability. My hands and back are killing me right now so I am going to close but please response or bump. Thanks in advance!

  2. suzetal

    suzetal New Member

    I told her there was no way I could work with the pain.Heck I can not even take a shower without help.Told her that I needed her signature to go out on FM LA till we can see what we can do to make this better.

    I told her that I wanted to see as many doctors she could think of .She than sent me to an infectious decease specialist 2 rhuemys and a neurologist and a shrink .Took a full year of FM LA leave.And than I kept Her My GP and the neurologist and shrink.I told them I was filling for SSDI and they all agreed.

    They all filed out reports for me for SSDI and I got a bench approval the judge was pleased that I had tried everything to get better.I have been sick since October 2003 got ssdi in September 2005.

    Good luck
  3. butterfly8

    butterfly8 New Member

    1. do not get too dressed up and go without make-up

    2. do not put on a brave face

    Good luck
    [This Message was Edited on 02/20/2007]
  4. froggyfog

    froggyfog New Member

    I have about 2hours until my appt. I'm nervous and had a dream this morning about having to learn how to wrap a cut on my leg before I could have disability, but I was having trouble with it and wrapped my whole leg and foot in my dream I knew I should of known better because I'm a nurse but my mind wasn't clear (fibrofog)...Weird huh! Anyway thanks for the suggestions so far I will do thoses.

    Any more Suggestions

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