Tag Archives: esa

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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Explaination

I don’t think I have explained why this PIP tribunal is so important to me, so I am going to try and do it now. PIP is a disability benefit It is different from every other benefit. In the UK … Continue reading

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And the reason why I don’t want to stay on benefits

Today I was expecting my ESA, I waited up till 3am and it still wasn’t in my bank account. I was up at 7am for a bailiff at my door, for the previous tennants (they moved out 5 years ago) … Continue reading

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