Patients Multiple sclerosis
Topic of the discussion
Posted on 5/12/21 4:59 AM
So I have been approved for disability because I limp when I walk an my right hand it weak. My boyfriend an I want to move in an move forward but I can’t work to be able to help an there be a second income. I don’t know what to do. So my question is has anyone gone through this an what was your outcome?
Beginning of the discussion - 5/17/21MS and relationships https://www.carenity.us/forum/multiple-sclerosis/living-with-multiple-sclerosis/relationship-3353
Posted on 5/17/21 10:22 PM
@Ashleymac2417 Hello Ashley, thank you for opening this discussion. Let me tag some other members who can share their experiences with you.
Hi everyone, how are you today?
Can any of you share how MS has impacted your relationship? How do you navigate relationship dynamics and important decisions as a couple?
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Feel free to share any thoughts or advice!
Posted on 5/19/21 1:36 AM
@Ashleymac2417 I have my son in law AND my daughter living with me, both have incomes, my daughter is my caregiver, maybe call your local SS office and ask or check their website, I'm sure you're not the only one who's had this question ;) good luck!
Posted on 5/19/21 6:13 AM
@les1967 that’s awesome you have them to help. But I don’t think I can work with being on disability. I just need to figure it out. Any suggestions on hobbies?
Posted on 7/29/21 5:04 PM
@Ashleymac2417 I may be wrong, but I think you can work part-time on disability. I think there's no limit on hours worked but it's based on income. I don't know if you're good at art or crafting or anything, but I have a friend from an MS group who makes and sells stuff on Etsy on the side since she can't work anymore. And if you have a particular skill look at sites like Fiverr where you can do freelance stuff. :)
Posted on 8/3/21 4:53 AM
My boyfriend doesn’t have MS but he is on disability,I have ms and a diabetic but I am on disability,I worked retail and didn’t know what I could do so after 25 years I decided to retire.