I have faked being healthy, sometimes unsuccessfully, but usually pretty well, for the last seven and a half years.
What To Expect When.. You Get Rejected (Again) For PIP (Personal IndependencePayments): Stage Two, The Appeal
Obviously, I got rejected again. I received the letter in the post dated exactly one month after my first letter, not the 12 weeks I was told it may take.
Simply, the fact I am 'young' means that I should be perfectly healthy. That's great, in theory. Unfortunately, I think someone forgot to tell my body that, because sometimes, I feel like I'm falling to pieces.
One baby. One year and a half of discomfort. Two episiotomies.
I am, in his words, sledgehammering myself with medication for the very small amount of pain relief I'm actually getting from the medication.
What To Expect When.. Your PIP (Personal Independence Payments) Application Gets Rejected: Stage One, Mandatory Reconsideration
I am accused of being dishonest about needing help with medication and my finances, because I could communicate my medical history to the nurse on the phone.
I was asked could I prepare food, which I can. I wasn't asked if I could eat the food.
I have lived with vision loss since early 2019 and I've learned a few things along the way.