Citizens Advice Gave Wrong Advice On Disability Benefit

Citizens Advice Gave Wrong Advice On Disability Benefit

Be careful if you get advice from Citizens Advice, I was given completely wrong information from a benefit “specialist”. As you know, all I get is PIP. I can’t get any other benefits.Last week I got a letter dated just before Christmas which was my PIP review. It was extended until August 2022 but they … Read more

2021 End Of Year Catch up

2021 End Of Year Catch up

I thought I would write a little post with an update about everything that has been happening recently in an end of year update for 2021. Pain My chronic pain has been getting worse and new pains have developed. I now have tendonitis in my foot too. He didn’t look at them so this is … Read more

Forced To Crowdfund Electric Wheelchair For Independence

Forced To Crowdfund Electric Wheelchair For Independence

As you know, I am housebound and barely ever see outside these four walls, other than for medical appointments. I hate it and being stuck inside is a horrible feeling.I have no freedom. No independence. I had to start a crowdfund for an electric wheelchair (also called a powerchair) as I really need to be … Read more

Cost Of Living Increasing Massively But Still Get The Same

Cost Of Living Increasing Massively But Still Get The Same

Over the last year and especially over the last few months, prices of essentials has been rapidly increasing. Everything is getting more expensive in England. The majority of price increases have been due to Brexit and prices continue to climb every day. Being chronically ill, disabled, housebound and unable to work, I only live on … Read more

Why Is Life So Hard When Chronically Ill And Disabled?

Why Is Life So Hard When Chronically Ill And Disabled?

Every day is such a battle. A battle with health, money and just life. I wake up at 11am with my alarm otherwise I would sleep all day due to chronic fatigue plus the opioids and amitriptyline! I struggle to get up and feel like I haven’t slept even though I have had 11 hours. … Read more

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