In the early morning hours, he entered his workshop and began the day. His assistant, Archie, would not come for a few more hours. It was still dark. The twilight of that crescent moment, where the refracted light touched softly upon the edges of the far mountains; and for a moment, he wondered whether it was evening or early morning.
Could he have gone through the day and not have a memory? Or had he slept some and awoken later than he thought? A murmur – his dog, laying by his side, was softly snoring. “Complications”, he muttered under his breath. But at least he knew by the behavior of his dog that it was morning, and not evening.
Life is, indeed, full of complications. Whether of challenges met throughout the day, of personal and professional relationships which have to be managed — and when medical conditions begin to creep into our lives, we mutter to ourselves — “Complications”.
For Federal employees and U.S. Postal workers who suffer from a medical condition such that the medical condition prevents the Federal or Postal worker from performing all of the essential or basic elements of one’s Federal or Postal position, it may be time to consider filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits.
And, like the snippet above extracted from a short story, complications can occur throughout, and it is the OPM Federal Lawyer who will be able to address those complications, whether in the early morning hours or late in the evening.
Robert R. McGill, Lawyer