Category Archives: social security disability

Coming out of my Depression: Now what?

I have been deeply depressed for the past 6 1/2 months. I am talking severely depressed where I did not leave my house other than to get groceries with my husband a few times a month. I did not talk … Continue reading

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Getting over the Anxiety of Meeting a New Psychiatrist

I was recently hospitalized and during that stay,  my psychiatrist and I reached a mutual agreement that it would be better if I started seeing someone else as he wasn’t sure how to help me anymore. At discharge, I was … Continue reading

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How Obama Care has impacted me in regards to “formulary” medications

I am one of the lucky ones. I am on Medicare and pay for extra benefits (an enhanced plan).  Everything is usually covered and medications have never really been a hard thing to get. However, that was until 2017. Most … Continue reading

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Is Tom Sullivan right? Is bipolar disorder a fad? Are there people on disability who shouldn’t be?

Tom Sullivan, a Fox news contributor, stated that he thinks that bipolar disorder ” is the latest fad” and that “we all have good days and we all have bad and I don’t consider that an illness. And I don’t consider … Continue reading

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