Tag Archives: benefits

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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Its a Friday

The last day of Monkey being back at school and I have a shit ton of paperwork to do. He also finishes earlier, so I am hoping, he will play the new game when he gets home of the quiet … Continue reading

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I’m alright jack

If anything this is the attitude that is becoming more and more previliant in the UK. Especially when it comes to benefits. For years people have been saying that benefits are not enough to live on and yet still the … Continue reading

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A Social Experiment

Ok, maybe a bit of an over reaction to what is happening in the UK, but as you watch what other countries are doing, I am sitting here going what the fuck. What we have been advised to do, is … Continue reading

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