Tag Archives: PIP

And so it starts again

I have my PIP appeal on Wednesday, the anxiety has already started, I am not happy, my anxiety is not happy. Nothing is happy, I am going to soilder through this one, unless it gets really bad. In which case … Continue reading

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I don’t need another soundbite

This time last year, the governments latest soundbite was no one left behind. For this I am not going to go on a rant about the over 3 million people who, a year later, still are not getting any support … Continue reading

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A Catch up

My mood has finally improved, although my anxiety has gone up, the fog seems to have cleared on my depression. My PIP (disability benefits) decision has come back and I scored a total of zero points. I need to reread … Continue reading

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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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Lets catch up with my mental health

I was tempted to leave this page blank, because to be honest that is what is going on with my mental health, nothing. I have no reason to be anxious, as I am not meant to leave my house, thus … 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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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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Urrrrg

I have never been a fan of the bit between Christmas and Boxing day, but this year because we can’t do anything it is much worse. We are counting down the days till New Year and then for us as … Continue reading

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