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Author Topic: Got my award letter!!  (Read 1729 times)

TraceyJuliet

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Got my award letter!!
« on: January 10, 2017, 12:49:15 AM »
Oh happy day!

It came today with the hard numbers I was waiting for! I have the exact backpay number, with the attorney fee. I have the exact monthly benefit fee, with my first payment beginning 2/22/2017. Though my backpay is a decent amount, all I think about is how, on God's green earth, I'll manage to stay afloat. I have debt I want to pay. There are two things I desperately need, and that's contact lenses, and a new mattress. Mine is 11 years old and it has a sink hole in the center. I have a friend who is the owner of Verlo mattresses here in my town. She said she would hook me up.

I have to say, the decision, the decision letter from my ALJ, and now this award letter have all come in quicker than I expected. I'm so thankful.

Friday I finally get to see my parents. They fly me down to their home once a year for some R&R. I need it. I think this whole SSDI journey has aged me!
I survived the 80's, drug rehab, twins, and divorce. None of those things were as stressful as the disability process.

chiarigal

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Re: Got my award letter!!
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2017, 03:56:08 AM »
CONGRATULATIONS! What a awesome feeling you must be having right now.
I too have massive debt as well as a bad mattress! LOL. I hope that you enjoy your R&R. It is always nice to get away and have some time away.

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Re: Got my award letter!!
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2017, 04:22:05 AM »
Hi Tracey,
I've never heard of the Verlo mattress.  Is that the exact name?  I searched high and low for one and came up with a beauty rest black pillow top very pricey and now I find makes me very stiff.  If you have the time try out many.  Good luck and have a nice vacation.  2017 is looking up for you .
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Glyn

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Re: Got my award letter!!
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2017, 07:06:29 AM »
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Re: Got my award letter!!
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2017, 07:18:23 AM »
I am glad it came before you went out of town.  Now you will really be able to relax!

TraceyJuliet

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Re: Got my award letter!!
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2017, 07:34:58 AM »
Hi Tracey,
I've never heard of the Verlo mattress.  Is that the exact name?  I searched high and low for one and came up with a beauty rest black pillow top very pricey and now I find makes me very stiff.  If you have the time try out many.  Good luck and have a nice vacation.  2017 is looking up for you .

Verlo  (Contact for link)

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I survived the 80's, drug rehab, twins, and divorce. None of those things were as stressful as the disability process.

anxiety45

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Re: Got my award letter!!
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2017, 10:23:40 AM »
Congrats Tracy, I was rooting for you all along!
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bobby111

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« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2017, 10:27:56 AM »
Great !!!

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Re: Got my award letter!!
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2017, 11:43:57 AM »
Glad you got the letter with all the numbers, in black & white!

Jill0613

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Re: Got my award letter!!
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2017, 02:14:02 PM »
congrats Tracey. Glad it was so fast for you and you can finally settle down from all the stress if the hearing and waiting for Te answers. yay
Jill

TraceyJuliet

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Re: Got my award letter!!
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2017, 03:29:49 PM »
Thanks everyone! Now I just wait for the backpay LOL
I survived the 80's, drug rehab, twins, and divorce. None of those things were as stressful as the disability process.

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Re: Got my award letter!!
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2017, 05:18:38 PM »
Congrats. Well done!!!

 

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