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My husband has had numerous health problems

What are we doing wrong? My husband has had numerous health problems and has not be able to get disability.?
In the 1980's he had hernia repair and the following year his appendix ruptured. The Dr. told him he would start to have back problems, little did he know that he has had them all his life. His x-ray shows that he has had a neck fracture. In 1992 he was referred to a neurosurgeon and had a lamenectomy and lost most of his spinal fluid through the surgical sight the next week. He had to be re-hospitalized 4 days. In less than a year he had to have a discectomy and it abcessed causing temporary paralization. re-hospitalized 3and 1/2 weeks and the surgery had to be redone. Then in 2000 his BP was outrageous due to the pain and he had the first of three heart attacks before the age of 40. He has 2 stents, reoccuring migaines, carpal tunnel syndrome and now he is unable to sleep lying down, he has a smothering sensation. We now have no insurance and Home Depot fired him because he can't do the work yet he can't get disability. Now a Dr. said that he is not getting nearly enough oxygen . We wrote to our Congressman. Sad news , even our Congressman died waiting on anything productive to be done. Thanks for the encouragement but I don't think we have enough time to go through all the red tape of the Social Security Administration again. Even if he does have that much time, since he has been unable to work regular since 1992 he would no longer be eligible to get S.S. disability. We had three minor children of our own when this all began and now we have three minor grandsons in our care. I feel so let down buy all the bureaucracy.
Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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There is nothing you are doing wrong. This situation is similar elsewhere and throughout. The burden of illness is not just financial. The ultimate price we pay is the anguish of suffering a terminal disease, the agony of enduring chronic pain, the sadness of seeing our loved ones seriously ill. Over 2700 years ago, a prophet spoke of a future time when sickness will be no more. This prophecy has been preserved down to our day and is found in the ancient writings of Isaiah. Isaiah - 35;5,6 "5 At that time the eyes of the blind ones will be opened, and the very ears of the deaf ones will be unstopped. 6 At that time the lame one will climb up just as a stag does, and the tongue of the speechless one will cry out in gladness. For in the wilderness waters will have burst out, and torrents in the desert plain. " and Isaiah 33:24 " And no resident will say: “I am sick.” The people that are dwelling in [the land] will be those pardoned for their error." Many believe that as fantastic as it may sound such a hope is real. There are some who are convinced that through man-made technology, in time, virtually all disease ad sickness will be eradicated. And the harsh reality is that even in this modern age, no on can fully escape the onslaught of physical and mental maladies. On the other hand, those who put faith in the Bible, believe that God will cause its ancient prophecies about a world without sickness to be fulfilled. The world wants a Good Health. And definitely God will bring this prophecy to fulfillment. Dear Sister, I will pray for your husband and for you definitely to overcome your anguish and pain.
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