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Sleeping and the holidays

Sleeping and the holidays

So many people love this time of year, but it isn’t like that for everyone and that got me thinking about sleeping and the holidays. I have been struggling with sleep myself after finally fighting insomnia this year to get a regular routine! At first I was puzzled as to why I couldn’t fall asleep, I wasn’t in any more pain than usual so it wasn’t painsomnia. My routine hadn’t changed either and I knew that was important, I even…

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Taking time to rest

Taking time to rest

Hey everybody! Wow this last week my fatigue has been pretty bad and honestly I think I have caught a little cold! Now this might seem like I am making something big of a small thing, but it has increased my fatigue and my pain a lot! It’s like my body decided to just give up even pretending to try and work with me and I have been taking time to rest. My chest has been feeling heavy and I…

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PIP benefit and reading help

PIP benefit and reading help

Hey everybody! It has not been an easy week, if you have been reading my blog you will know I recently had my PIP benefit taken from me. But this week I have had some PIP benefit and reading help which has been useful to me. It is hard knowing that we will have to go a few months without the money we need, but to know it will be back-paid helps. PIP help I am so thankful for my…

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Flaring But Fighting

Flaring But Fighting

Hey everybody! If you read my last couple of blog posts, you will know that the lovely people at the DWP decided to take my PIP benefit from me! The stress of losing my PIP benefit has really hit me flaring my pain, fatigue and depression so I’m flaring but fighting! I have been really suffering with pain especially in my shoulders and arms, and that horrible dull ache in the back of my neck is back! That lovely pain…

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Let’s talk about PIP

Let’s talk about PIP

Hey everybody! Wow this weekend has been full of tears, panic attacks, and worry…so lets talk about PIP…. If you have been reading my blog for a while you will know that recently I was called for reassessment for both of my disability benefits. I was awarded my ESA after going for reassessment and met all the requirements because I am legitimately disabled and have been for some years. However, on Saturday I got a letter stating that they were…

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Dealing with a busy and stressful week

Dealing with a busy and stressful week

Hey everybody! Wow last week was a bit of a nightmare! It was such a busy and stressful week and that is why I didn’t have a blog post on Friday I was so wiped out and I still am! The week before I got letters saying I have to be reassessed for both of my disability benefits. I hate when they do this and if you are in England and unable to work I am sure you can understand…

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