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#1 Sweet

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Posted 01 May 2008 - 07:47 AM

Hi Everyone,

I'm trying not to get excited, but in paying bills online today I noticed my account was WELL over what the balance should be. I called the bank and they said, "Well a very large deposit was made my Social Security"

I'm so excited, but trying not to get too excited, because I have never received anything in the mail from SS saying I was awarded. It's only been 3 weeks since my phone interview.

Should I be worried they accidentally paid me and I might have to pay this back???

This is record approval from what I've heard!
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#2 Shelley Ensz

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Posted 01 May 2008 - 08:11 AM

Congratulations, Pam!!!

The same thing happened to my husband, with receiving the money in the bank before even being notified. But don't worry, it's yours, it means you've been approved. You can relax, it's over, it's really yours.
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Posted 01 May 2008 - 08:15 AM

Pamela! That's it!!! You got it!! I wasn't notified either, just got a check in the mail one day. Congradulations, I'm sure this will lift a lot of financial burden off of you.
I'm so happy for you! :)

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Posted 01 May 2008 - 08:36 AM

Congrats that's fantastic!!

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Posted 01 May 2008 - 08:41 AM

Pamela ,

Congratulations!!! Treat yourself with some of that money!!!

Take care, Everyone.
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Posted 01 May 2008 - 09:13 AM

Hummy, My actual approval only took 3 weeks from start to finish but it took me 5 months to receive my first check. That was because I had to be out of work for 5 months before I was eligible. If you have not been working, you may have met that requirement and could very well have received your first check. Do you have online banking with your bank? If so, you can look at your account to see exactly what was deposited and when. Here's hoping it is good news.
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Posted 01 May 2008 - 09:43 AM

GREAT Sweet! :) . Now you can finally relax. I too received a check today. My temp disability was over last month but they sent a check for $300 plus. Don't know why.

The large deposit you got was probably the retro due you upon acceptance.

So glad you got approved. Seems like a get away weekend with the husband is all that is needed to really make a celebration of it!

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#8 Sweet

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Posted 01 May 2008 - 10:43 AM

Thanks everyone, I am just so shocked it went through the first time and in only 3 weeks! Yippee!!

A big thanks to all of you who answered my questions while applying.
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Posted 01 May 2008 - 10:59 AM

Yaay! Party at Sweets house! :D

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Posted 01 May 2008 - 11:51 AM

Big Congratulations!
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Posted 01 May 2008 - 01:20 PM

Sweet, that's so great. I'm sure that's a big relief to you.
I may have Scleroderma, but Scleroderma doesn't have me!

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Posted 01 May 2008 - 05:36 PM

Congratulations Sweet! That's awesome.

Karenlee - you bring the cake, I'll bring the punch.

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Posted 01 May 2008 - 06:25 PM

Wooooo Whooooooooooo!!!

SSD party at Sweet's place! Definately something to celebrate!

Awesome!

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Posted 01 May 2008 - 06:34 PM

That's great news, Sweet! Congratulations!

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Posted 01 May 2008 - 10:06 PM

Congratulations Sweet, it must be such a big relief knowing you've got it.

Warm wishes

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Posted 01 May 2008 - 10:08 PM

Great news, Pam. I'll be at the party, too. :D
Warm wishes,
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Posted 02 May 2008 - 01:12 AM

Thank you for sharing this wonderful news -- you deserve it my dear!

Best wishes

Barbara xxx

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 01:21 AM

janey, are you bringing the "extra" ingreedient for the punch? :D

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 02:09 AM

Sweet,
That's awesome!!! I didn't receive a letter saying I got it either. I got a call from Social Security saying I needed to come in and set it up for my son to get his payments. I said well why is he getting disability if I'm not. The lady said that I had been approved. My first check was huge because they did backpay from when I stopped working. My son also gets a monthly check because he is under 18. It is such a relief! I am so happy for you. Sit back and relax. You deserve it!!!!!!! :)
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Posted 02 May 2008 - 04:01 AM

Hi Sweet, I got my disability without any problem. I attributed it to a good thorough application and a long steady work record. Congratulations on getting yours. BMW and I will bring the "special ingredient" for the punch. Birdman
Hugs for All,

Julie (Bird Lady)