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I lost 4 months to PIP

The dreaded brown envelope, telling that my DLA was ending and that I needed to apply for PIP, landed on my doormat at the end of March. I had been awaiting its arrival for 3 years. It gave me just 3 weeks to apply, 2 of those weeks were school holiday and the form was due back on Easter Monday. …

If cats claimed PIP

Having gone through the process of filling in my PIP application thought it would be amusing to do one for Timmy my old and doddery cat. Mind you he is too old for PIP and would need attendance allowance instead! Name; Timmy the Cat Age; 20 (96 human years) Health ProfessionalsThe VetLast seen in March due to urine infection Health …

Pain Poem

My daughter just showed me a song she has written at school about her friends and it inspired me to put fingers to keyboard about how I feel today. Lots of pain todayWhen will it go away?Is it here to stayAnd ruin my whole day? It is the month of MayThe weather’s very greyMy pain came out to playI don’t …