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today some good news...disability benefits approved!

Posted by carynz on 1/30/03 at 23:05 (107446)

hello everyone..
just to share my good news received today. I have finally received approval that my disability benefits are approved and will be backdated to Jan/02 what a big relief that is. My foot is not any better but at least they finally have recognized that it is possibly a permanent issue and one that prevents me from a reasonable quality of recreational and professional life.

I had surgery on my left shoulder just Tuesday morning for rotator cuff injury and they sent me home yesterday due to a shortage of beds I*(wendy and other canucks you can relate i am sure)am on pain meds which i hate the feeling that goes with it. i will be a 1 arm bandit for 6 to 10 mos. depending on recovery, too bad it's the same side as my bad foot as i asked the good doc to just cut me in half and throw the left side away, ha ha.

hope everyone is doing a-okay.

cheers,
caryn

Re: today some good news...disability benefits approved!

Suzanne D on 1/31/03 at 12:29 (107483)

GOod for you, Caryn! I am glad you received disability and wish you a good recovery from your recent surgery.

Suzanne :-)

Re: today some good news...disability benefits approved!

Kathy G on 2/01/03 at 08:56 (107602)

That's great news, Caryn. About the disability, I mean. One less worry for you. I wish you speedy recovery with the shoulder. Stories like yours are the kind I cite when people insist that if the US adopted the Canadian form of healthcare, we'd be in much better shape.

If anyone ever comes up with a good healthcare model, I hope we hold that person in the same esteem as we do Einstein!

Re: today some good news...disability benefits approved!

Suzanne D on 1/31/03 at 12:29 (107483)

GOod for you, Caryn! I am glad you received disability and wish you a good recovery from your recent surgery.

Suzanne :-)

Re: today some good news...disability benefits approved!

Kathy G on 2/01/03 at 08:56 (107602)

That's great news, Caryn. About the disability, I mean. One less worry for you. I wish you speedy recovery with the shoulder. Stories like yours are the kind I cite when people insist that if the US adopted the Canadian form of healthcare, we'd be in much better shape.

If anyone ever comes up with a good healthcare model, I hope we hold that person in the same esteem as we do Einstein!