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Decisions, Decision & catching up on SPAM [Oct. 24th, 2009|10:41 am]
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A warm thank you out to karenkk & ballad for the heads up ~~ and hugs out to tomizu for the scans




I received the application for Disability Retirement from the Michigan Public School Retirement System. When my medical Odyssey started, my first surgeon said - "You will back to work in 5 1/2 weeks" HA! It's over 3 years out & I haven't returned. While it was always my hope to return, there are many unknowns ahead. I was trying to weigh the pros & cons and the disability route has won out. My main concern is health insurance. While meeting with the HR Dept at , I learned that they increased the lifetime Blue Cross Coverage to 3 million for ME & a child of another employee (who I understand is doing well ^-^) I also learned that I was 1 week short of having 30 years~~~!!

Because of the dysfunctional MI State Government - massive layoffs are planned at work. While it would be difficult just to return to the job I once had, I don't think I could handle a job that is incredibly stressful & a much greater workload when the layoffs begin.

Please say a prayer for me as I send off my application. I was relieved when my coworker said "people have received disability retirement that were a lot less sick than you"! Please include prayers for my co-workers. If I am successful in receiving disability, that means there is one less person who will be laid-off. Everyone tells me I shouldn't think that way, but I can't - that thought makes early retirement a lot less painful.











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[User Picture]From: freaky_rara
2009-10-24 05:42 pm (UTC)
GOOD LUCK and my fingers are crossed in the good way that this will have a successful ending for you. You deserve it.
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[User Picture]From: mango_neko
2009-10-24 05:51 pm (UTC)
*lots and lots of hugs* I will keep you and your co-workers in my prayers! I hope everything works out well!
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[User Picture]From: itsumademo
2009-10-24 08:37 pm (UTC)
Hoping for you, sweetheart.
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[User Picture]From: eightnoon
2009-10-24 11:06 pm (UTC)
i'm praying for you!! *big hugs*
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[User Picture]From: hydeist_wannabe
2009-10-24 11:16 pm (UTC)
good luck getting it ^^
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[User Picture]From: 4am_secret
2009-10-25 03:24 am (UTC)
All of my fingers are crossed! ♥
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[User Picture]From: patbjorke
2009-10-25 07:54 am (UTC)
Sending some good luck, fingers crossed.
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[User Picture]From: bohemianbeauty
2009-10-26 11:18 pm (UTC)
Everyone is crossing their fingers so i'm gonna cross my toes too :3
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[User Picture]From: miya_fangirl
2009-10-27 06:09 am (UTC)
I keep you in my prayers ♥

Take care and I hope you have a restful week dear.
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