Hi everyone, tomorrow I have to apply for early retirement on the grounds of I'll health. I have been told that fibromyalgia isn't expectable as a reason to retire as there is no proof that it won't improve or at least be manageable at a level to which I can work . The works doctor says I won't be successful even through I have not worked or over a year die to the pain and difficulties with memory etc. If I loose they will dismiss me as I will have then admitted I cannot return to work.
Does anyone know whether fibromyalgia/chronic pain has been treated as a disability and has anyone been in my position and been successful. Having worked 40 years full time with hardly a day off I feel like I'm being treated as work shy which is not the case. I know my condition has got worse over the last year and I don't see it improving to the point where I can return to the job I was doing for a long time if ever. Any advice what so ever would be very welcome as I am at my wits end with all of this.
Lol to you all out there. Loraine