"Or have your doctor write a letter to SS, that you enclose with the paperwork. I also obtained my medical records myself and didn't leave it up to SS to get them. Another "trick" if you have ESLD or another serious…"
"i was on my deathbed from gastroparesis when i first applied and got denied. i developed other problems after i survived and still denied with a foot that almost came off . it was only unitl a friend with ms told me if i had a doctor fill out…"
"Andrea, that's actually true of hospital bills, too. Someone told me that the law has changed in 2012, but I've not read anything to this effect. Instead of letting the Financial Office at the hosp. tell you what to pay--in…"
"I had a liver transplant and ended up with an incision hernia which had to be corrected.....do not worry,,,,you will do fine....just another stumbling block......been 19 years since transplant and have had to have 4 major surgeries since then…"
"I had one......when that thing tore....... I thought my insides would burn up.......but they fixed it and now everything is ok....that happened about 10 or 12 years ago......
Quit worrying....you will draw that to you with all that…"
"They did that to me too. I paid them back 10 dollars a month for many years. As long as you are making an attempt to pay them back they won't go crazy. Give them a small amount and don't a month but don't miss a…"
"Actually, it's the conservatives who demand that Social Security take back money it already paid, even if it's by their own mistake. However, you should contact a lawyer or a disability advocate. if the money was paid through no fault of…"
"I had a liver transplant 18 years ago and they had me on that toxin drug prednisone for about 7 of those years...during that time that drug began to eat my bones....had to have dual rods in lower back....both hips replaced totally,,,not to mention…"
"I had one a few years after......was sitting at the table reading a newspaper when it happend.....gawd...that was so painful,,,,went a couple more years before having it repaired.......every time I would eat...I would have a softball size knot on my…"
"Hope things work out.......mine had to be taken out about a week after surgery.....it slipped and was causing really bad pain....but they where able to just pull it out........
Hope yours will do the same.."
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Grateful to the Donor and the Donor's Family for allowing me to receive their loved ones Gift of life..
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Hobbies,,,,,is ghost hunter......love being a member of a professional team...
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I went from someone dealing with no future to someone walking a spiritual path with a college degree in a service area of helping others to find thier own spirituality enabling them to walk a better path in the journey of life.
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Music,,,,anything that is peaceful and or easy listening.
Favorite book is ,,,The Gnostic and the Law......
What is Your Favorite Quote(s)?
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty well preserved body; but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out and loudly proclaiming........."WOW! What a ride!"
"You know, much of the transplant success stories we hear about now are due to the advances the transplant docs have made and the new anti-rejection protocols being tailored to each patient according to their lab results. The only rejections…"
"What a wonderful post! Thank you so much! It is immensely encouraging to everyone to learn about the Quarter Century Club and those of you who have exceeded 30 yrs! Being an older person already, I compare my body to an old car now when parts…"
"Wow, Arleen, you are one of those that inspires the rest of us with the way you have become so active and how long your kidney has lasted! You are proof of the importance of encouraging people to sign their donor cards! That's…"
"Three dogs were sitting in the waiting room at the vet's when they struck up a conversation.The Yellow Labrador turned to the Black Labrador and said, "So whyare you here?"The Black Lab replied, "I'm a pisser. I piss on…"
"Arleen, have you looked up high purine foods on the internet? If you have not done that, I highly recommend it. You might find foods you enjoy eating are the culprit, not just beer. A half cup serving is pretty much what every food is…"
"You are lucky that your ins agent didn't receive a cadaver kidney that's prob why it has lasted so long. I am an only child, and i try not to drink, once in a while a small glass of wine. I do believe beer causes me to get gout, so i stay…"
"New to group. I'm 4.5 months out liver transplant. Been off prednisone for 5 weeks but no matter what I do I can't get the10 pounds I gained off! It is driving me crazy insane. I have also developed cellulite on my tighs. Any suggestions?"