PIP I had my assessment last year. From the moment I received the letter informing me I had to apply, I felt awful. Anxious, sick, desperate, depressed. I lost my appetite, I couldn’t sleep. I felt like either killing myself … Continue reading From the moment I received the letter informing me I had to apply, I felt awful
I was previously on a lifetime DLA award (mid rate – care, low – mob) for my mental health issues. I asked for early migration to PIP having received several physical health diagnoses and having been electric wheelchair dependent, indoors … Continue reading I was previously on a lifetime DLA award
I have already been to court twice and won but every time is a major stress that makes my health 10 times worse. I must put a lot of effort into managing my illnesses, any stress and disruption do not … Continue reading This evil system must be stopped immediately
Hi all…..well where to begin. Since my husband’s diagnosis of his rare heart condition it has been a struggle. One of many admirable qualities as a person was his ambition and drive to work hard and provide us with a … Continue reading The report…..zero points……!!!
PIP is meant to destroy and kill people. I scored zero points for everything, the HP wrote whatever she wanted, omitted important information and jumped to conclusions. She never wrote in her report I have a stoma, that I have … Continue reading My depression is really bad now, I can’t afford the part time help I used to have
PMDD, Major Depression, Social Anxiety, Fibromyalgia, M.E, and PTSD. One of those is bad enough. The impact on daily life is immense, with rest being organised round short activities, and being constantly dosed up on codeine, as many with Fibromyalgia … Continue reading It’s isolating, it’s painful, it’s a struggle.
I have brain damage from a hit and run car. I suffer from depression anxiety short term memory loss, extreme fatigue all of which have negative impacts on my every day life. I have been refused the full rate of … Continue reading I have brain damage from a hit and run car.
I would love to say that things have improved but that is not so, they have become worse. The care agency is still dropping my calls due to lack of staff several weeks later. I cannot even rely on any … Continue reading I feel dirty, shamed, confused and dreading every phone call
I am an individual with an employment barrier. Where E used to work, the place went bankrupt. I was told by a employment agency that the reason a person with any kind of disability or barrier doesn’t or is unable … Continue reading I am an individual with an employment barrier
Another ‘voice’ comes from the blog written by Barely Surviving. The blog’s aim is ‘to let people know just how hard life on benefits is’ ‘My blog tells the truth about the brutal reality that is life on universal credit (and … Continue reading I didn’t ask for my illnesses, no one does