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Still not disabled enough? Thanks Capita!

I haven’t had the Brown Envelope of Doom yet, but today is the day my PIP benefit is paid into the bank and it would appear I’m being paid around £70 less than I’ve been getting over the past three … Continue reading

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Capita visit – take 2

As you’re all aware, my recent dealings with Capita haven’t exactly proven fruitful. Which has been a source of stress for both Husband and I, as is anything that’s out of our control. After the last disaster that was trying … Continue reading

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Has it been nearly a month?

Nearly two weeks into December, and apparently nearly a month since I last wrote a blog entry here. In all honesty, I had forgotten mostly about this blog until I got a notification on Facebook to show that someone had unliked the … Continue reading

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The trials and tribulations of Capita and PIP

What a morning. The last time I had a medical assessment with Capita – the people behind the Personal Independence Payment that most disabled people receive in this country – they came to my home. This was something that eased … Continue reading

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Three years on, and I’m employed!

Now there’s a turn of events I didn’t expect! Just before I was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, I was sure I would never be able to work again in proper employment. I’d been working on and off in retail … Continue reading

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730 days

It’s been two years today since my BPD diagnosis. Before that, I’d been destroying myself and hurting others in the process. A year after that, I was in a much better place and was making plans for life. Another year … Continue reading

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That time I probably developed PTSD

Back in the summer of 2012, I was recovering from a mental breakdown which was mostly brought on by an overwhelming amount of anxiety due to university, work, my relationships with The Ex and my mom… I kinda just blue-screened … Continue reading

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