Tag Archives: benefits

So what else is going on?

Nothing, nothing in my life, I wake up watch the Olympics during the downtimes I am catching up on the cleaning, today, I am trying to catch up on my paperwork, cause you know what…. My partner has been offered … Continue reading

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Weekend Update

This weekend was a chilled one, having Monkey full time for a week is wonderful, but I do need a break, we spend Saturday together, popped to the park, did some pokemon hunting and watched the final of the Masked … Continue reading

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I don’t need another soundbite

This time last year, the governments latest soundbite was no one left behind. For this I am not going to go on a rant about the over 3 million people who, a year later, still are not getting any support … Continue reading

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Well that is over and done with.

My PIP call went ahead as planned, I hated every second of it, I find you always try to second guess yourself, they always talk on average and I had to say, my mental health doesn’t work on averages, one … Continue reading

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Keep Breathing

In a few hours at 9.15 I have my PIP assessment, I am not looking forward to it, I hate talking on the phone at the best of times but to try and justify why I think the government should … Continue reading

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Here we go again

I have gotten my PIP (disability) benefit assessment through, its a week Friday, I really need to prepare for it, so I am writing a crib sheet. I really hate these assessments, but its got to be done. On the … Continue reading

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What happened at the vote

I thought I would update after my post the other day about the government voting on keeping the extra £20 a week for benefit claiments. I also failed to mention in this, that these benefits are not just for the … Continue reading

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Today I am going to be…..

Sorting a lot of shit out and writing a shit ton of emails. For me personally I know my mental health is always worse when I am bouncing between depression and manic. One or the other I can cope with, … Continue reading

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Up and down and round and round

This weekend, has been a bit wierd. On Friday I found out that my PIP (disability benefit) is being stopped, this is before I have been assessed. They are running about 3 months behind due to the pandemic, but because … Continue reading

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Lets go for it

We are going back to the lego, I initially wanted it finished before Christmas, if not all built, at least organised, but the last few weeks with my sleep, I just couldn’t do it. However, yesterday I found some of … Continue reading

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