We have been a NO income family for a year and half, no car for me to look for a job, and we have an almost 4 yr old.  My fiance was diagnosed with Severe COPD almost 2 yrs ago, and he worked for a few months after, until his breathing finally became so bad he couldn't.  He filed for disability June 2009, only has 29% lung function which makes him eligible for a lung transplant, which he doesn't want.  If it fails, he says he will have nothing, and he wants to be around as long as possible for our daughter, and 29% is better than nothing (his words).

He has been turned down for disability twice already, then we finally got told he would go before a judge for a hearing on his case (after we kept appealing).  His lawyer says she is 100% positive he will be approved, yet we don't want to get our hopes up.  They have been let down too many times already.  Today is his hearing...in 2 1/2 hours.  PLEASE.....SEND PRAYERS!!  He is 42, I am 43, I have a 23 yr old son, we have our daughter that will be 4 in 2 weeks.  We really want her to have a nice birthday and a good Christmas.  And we need to get a car for me to find a job after he is approved.  And we really want to pay back everyone that has helped us for the past year and half. Friends, family, and churches have kept us going (with the help of Section 8 housing).

Just PLEASE....send prayers to us today!

Thank you all, and God Bless each of you!


Well, we are home now.  His lawyer said he was approved, all he heard the judge say was "No work", meaning he wasn't able to work, then he hit his gavel on the desk.  Now to just wait for official word from SSA, and to get his first check.  Until then, still gonna be a struggle to pay bills.  Not asking for money from anyone, just prayers please.  Thank you all!




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Nov. 12, 2010 at 8:13 AM

Dear Sis,  Don't fret, you fiance will get his disability! I had to go before a judge myself for my SSD and I got it right away!!!  These days, people lie so much that this is what others have to experience!  I will keep you and your family in my prayers!!!  Leave to God, although you don't think He is not working on your situation He is!!!  Leave it all to Him!!! He knows what you need!!! Have a Blessed day!!! hugs

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Nov. 12, 2010 at 12:23 PM

Saying a prayer!

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Nov. 12, 2010 at 12:54 PM

Thank you both!

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Nov. 12, 2010 at 2:41 PM

You & your family are in my thoughts & prayers!! ((HUGS)) Glad he's getting disability & hoping a light can be soon in your life's tunnel

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