My first attempt at getting Disability benefits was denied.  I appealed that decision – and got denied again.  The last part of the process involves seeing a Disability Judge (who hopefully is in a good mood that day.).

My Disability hearing was scheduled a few days before Thanksgiving.  I was very anxious that the judge would deny my claim simply because she had to work during Thanksgiving week.  Writing haiku helps me cope with stress.

I’m starting my day
With half a Benadryl
Allergy central
November 7, 2016

Last few weeks have been
Everything and all at once
Overwhelming me
November 7, 2016

Having mixed feelings
Disability hearing
Not sure what to think
November 20, 2016

Twelve hours from now
Disability hearing
Such anxiety
November 21, 2016

Leaving very soon
Disability hearing
Send your good thoughts, people
November 21, 2016

Am now finished with
Disability hearing
Now wait for ruling
November 21, 2016

Save me, Benadryl
From allergy overload
You’re my only hope!
November 28, 2016

Anemia feels
A whole lot like depression
Thought this was over
November 29, 2016

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