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*Reblog* Notes from a small dog: The dotted line…

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
I am an animal. Therefore, I am not sentient… I have no emotions. I do not feel happiness… … joy… … or fear. I have no curiosity, because I am not a…

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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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It can be soul destroying

After being denied PIP, I had to send it off to mandatory reconsideration which was also refused. So I then have had to appeal to a tribunal. There is only one thing more depressing then filling out the forms for PIP … 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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The decision

As I said in my previous post, my PIP has been disallowed. The main thing they kept saying was, you are able to do go places when prompted. Well yes I am fairly sure if I don’t go and pick … Continue reading

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The difference between my friends and I

I have mentioned a few times that a few of my friends are, want of a better word, grammar nazi’s, I believe I drive them nuts. C is trying to educate me, but at times I am fairly sure she … Continue reading

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Thanks for the warning

This story is just one of the many reasons I hate being on benefits. So if you think its all fun and games you would be wrong. On Monday’s I receive working tax credits, its not a lot, but to … Continue reading

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