Social Security loves to send you forms to fill out when you apply for disability.

They have Adult function reports and Work History reports.

Does anyone really pay attention to the answers?

They can come back to haunt you if you are not careful.

Make sure that you include all the problems and limitations you have as a result of your disability.

For example, do not forget that pain limits your ability to do things around the house. Pay attention to how much you are able to lift, how long you can sit and stand, and how far you can walk.

Make sure that you include that you need to rest and take breaks after you do chores.

When asked about your past work, pay close attention to how much you were required to lift, and  how long you were required to sit and stand.

Questions about those Social Security Disability forms? Feel free to call me, Illinois Social Security Lawyer, Dirk May at 309-827-4371.