Tag Archives: ATOS

So far an excellent day

As it hit 9am this morning. I was on the phone to Department of work and pensions, finding out about my PIP. I have been awarded it and they are backdating the money to April. I am sure the lady … Continue reading

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Another step

Today ATOS came round for my home visit, I am in a fairly good mood, so I have no idea how it went. I was honest, explained everything that was the problem, held nothing back. She seemed really nice, whether … Continue reading

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Black dog

I hate the phrase, black dog, but it seems to be the one everyone knows without having to go into explaination. Anyway he/it hit me yesterday and boy did I get suckered punched by him, my little boy is ill … Continue reading

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Here we go, Here we go

The post came today, with a lovely letter from ATOS telling me my new app is the 4th March, so I am very excited to have gotten this far. Also my app with my shrink, went as well as can … Continue reading

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Ouch that hurt

Its a Friday, this is the day I had to make a decision between seeing my doctor and seeing ATOS’ doctor. I honestly did not know what to do, but I made a decision based on the fact that my … Continue reading

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Just bloody typical

It is rare I have things planned, my calender is usually for when things go in and out of the bank, or things to do with my son. So you can imagine my surprise when I opened the post today, … Continue reading

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The financial cost

I have often talked about my frustration with the benefit system, but I would like to talk about the financial cost. I think most people would agree that it is no longer possible to live on one minimum wage these … Continue reading

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spreadsheets and paperwork

Friday’s are my paperwork day. Its when I catch up on letters, call the DWP and ATOS, make app with the doctor, fill in the calander. You get the point. Today, was also the first day that I felt good … Continue reading

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I swear ATOS and my Council are trying to send me to an early grave

Nearly 11 months after starting the process of claiming for PIP I have finally received a letter from ATOS for an app. This is good news I hear you cheer. No because they want me to go to an assessment … Continue reading

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3 whole weeks wow

Ok, ok, so its been a while, I hadn’t forgotten about doing this, but Christmas with a two year old kinda took over. I literally have not stopped and only now am catching up, so it might be a few … Continue reading

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