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One good thing!

The only good thing I can find with going through all the assessments again with regards to PIP (personal independent payment) and ESA (employment support allowance) (basically disability benefits) is the fact that I started my blog based on my horrendous … Continue reading

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The decision

As I said in my previous post, my PIP has been disallowed. The main thing they kept saying was, you are able to do go places when prompted. Well yes I am fairly sure if I don’t go and pick … Continue reading

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The difference between my friends and I

I have mentioned a few times that a few of my friends are, want of a better word, grammar nazi’s, I believe I drive them nuts. C is trying to educate me, but at times I am fairly sure she … Continue reading

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My problem with the assessments

I mentioned that I had recently had my PIP assessment, my main problem with it, is what can you do most days. This doesn’t take into account mental health in my opinion. The assessment that I had mainly concentrated on … Continue reading

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If its not one thing its another

The post has arrived, I hate getting post, its never anything nice. Today the postman bought me a big brown envelope. No idea what it was, so I opened it. The government want to do a check on me for … Continue reading

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I do despair

As I type this I am on the phone (yep not a Friday, yep I think I am going to throw up) Still trying to sort out this assessment for the ATOS, as it stands, I am trying to get … Continue reading

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Last week part 4 (and final part of why last week was shit)

ATOS has very kindly asked to see me for an assessment for benefits. Basically they want to check I am still mad, however it does involve going to an appointment, which I am not prepared to do. So what I … Continue reading

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Simple things can be stressful

Although I have been stress free for me, one of the things that has been causing me major anxiety is the DWP (department of work and pension) bless their hearts they want to assess me again, cause you know the … Continue reading

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Anxiety suckerpunches

I was browsing on facebook, in a perfectly happy mood when I saw a status from a friend about a home visit from ATOS And suddenly boom I got punched from behind by anxiety. You see my friend was awarding … Continue reading

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The Ian Duncan Smith Letter

A couple of days ago I said I had received a letter from IDS (Ian Duncan Smith) with regards to the wait I have had in PIP, So here are bits of it, it is three pages long, but the … Continue reading

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