You wouldn’t have thought a lot had happened since my last post – neither did I. But, it did. A LOT. None of it good! Firstly, work are still taking the mick with my wages. They’ve picked the wrong person to mess about! Secondly, pub man is still at it! Well, what do I say […]
I’ve had this overwhelming urge to write about my experiences of the last 3 years. I will start back in January 2010 and go right through to the present day. I am coming at it from a mental health point of view. It may be a long post, so please bear with me and be […]
So, I was looking back through my blog and noticed that it had been quite a while since I posted anything about my mental health journey. I was shocked to see that it had been nearly 5 months and thought that I had better update my blog with everything that has been going on in […]
So, I received a letter last week from the DWP stating that I failed to attend an appointment with Seetec on August 8th and that I needed a ‘good reason’ as to why I didn’t turn up. If I didn’t have a good enough reason then my entitlement to my ESA may be affected. I […]
I am writing this post based on a report I have read from The Centre for Economic Performance and The London School of Economics and Political Science. he report is entitled How mental illness loses out in the NHS. The report goes through and talks about how mental health does in fact lose out. I […]
Let me preface this by telling you why I am writing this. Jamie is studying a course at the OU at the moment. It is a psychology course. Her first TMA is to read 2 articles and discuss them. She read bits from the article to me and then I had to get the link […]
So, today I saw my psychiatrist in what seemed like forever. I think it might actually have been months rather than weeks.
He asked me how school was going. I told him that I had to apply for mitigation because of everything that had gone one.
I explained the situation to him and what the situation is like at the moment.
I told him about my disassociation
So, I have been keeping a close eye on the government and there decision to move from the benefits system we have now to PIP payments.
It has been interesting, and also infuriating, to see how they are trying to address the issue of moving to single payments.
It is a system that needs overhauled – there are far too many abuses of the system taking place
So, I received a letter this morning (that is attached) that says I have to attend a work programme. It annoys me because I am declared unwell enough to claim ESA yet am well enough to go onto this work programme. Do they not get people like me who aren’t able to cope!
It also annoys me because I know people who are on JSA (and have been for