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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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Sleep, depression, anxiety and general bullshit

I have had a few posts recently which explains that I am having a tough time with my council. Let me try and explain. In December they suspended my Housing Benefit, this is something that helps pay for my rent. … Continue reading

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Fucking, bastard council

I will try and go into more detail about what is going on, but I am fairly certain my council is trying to send me completely nuts. I think they have been underpaying my housing benefit since January. I need … Continue reading

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Just a few problems I have run into recently

When I first started this blog in October 2014, I was first starting out my journey of trying to understand what was happening to my mental health, while trying to work my way through the complicated benefit system. I must … Continue reading

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This is getting beyond a joke

Just to give you a rundown of the past year with regards to benefits, which while I am grateful to have, are horrible to be on and the hoops you have to jump through are stupid. Nov: received a letter … Continue reading

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They really don’t know what they are doing Part fucking 2

I mentioned I had received a letter from the government and the problems that then arose from that (Here) I honestly thought it was over, till we got another letter from them. Keep in mind, that once a year we … Continue reading

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They really just don’t know what they are doing

Do you remember me mentioning a letter I got saying how the government might owe me money? Its here if you don’t. I didn’t hear anything,  so I finally bit the bullet and phoned them. They literally had no idea … Continue reading

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One good thing!

The only good thing I can find with going through all the assessments again with regards to PIP (personal independent payment) and ESA (employment support allowance) (basically disability benefits) is the fact that I started my blog based on my horrendous … Continue reading

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Easter Holidays and beyond

With the Easter holidays happening, I discovered that unlike a year ago my son needs more entertaining, he is no longer happy to sit and watch whatever shit is on TV. So it has made it impossible to write, however … Continue reading

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