Tag Archives: esa

Oh come on, there is only so much

Today I was meant to receive a benefit, (ESA) I checked at midnight and then checked at 2am and it still hadn’t hit my bank account.   This would normally not be a major problem, but I did the smart … Continue reading

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Sorry but not really

I know this was always meant to be a mental health blog and I can’t remember the last time I have actually focused on my mental health and to my readers I am sorry, but also I am not, because … Continue reading

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I am really not proud of myself

Today I had my ESA assessment, this is a benefit given to me because I can’t work and I was honestly dreading it, to the point, I think this is the main reason I have not been able to sleep. … Continue reading

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Whooo hooo sleep

I managed to fall asleep at 2am this morning and wake up just before 7am, 5 hours sleep at night really does make a massive difference and now, I am ready to take on anything this morning. Just a shame … Continue reading

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Oh buggery bullshit

I have my ESA assessment this week, ESA is a disability benefit, yep a year on and we are starting again. Its lovely a thing to start the New Year with and just what I have been desperate to do. … Continue reading

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I am guessing here

One of the main reasons that I had a blip over the weekend, was that I got that dreaded envelope. The government want to check on me and how I am doing, this sounds lovely but basically what it means … Continue reading

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DWP Day 6

I checked my bank account and still no money (although this would of been a long shot) and no letter either. Just a warning incase my council is reading this, you are next. Here are some facts and figures for … Continue reading

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Lets Shake it up

I have been thinking, dangerous I know. This blog has been about my journey with mental health and with the benefit system, on January 14th this journey is going to come to the end. I am no longer going to … Continue reading

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Thats a Christmas Present I wasn’t expecting

Finally after god knows how many months, I have my PIP tribunal date, yes its after Christmas, but at least we can start the new year knowing. For those who have not been following this journey PIP is personal independence … Continue reading

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Sigh

Along with the moves, I have also had to keep an eye on what is happening with my PIP (disability allowance.) The simple answer is sweet fuck all   I was promised it would be less than 6 weeks, that … Continue reading

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