Everything On The Table

Man I'm really struggling. I used to be able to find some real optimism and motivation, a goal that I could focus on to take precedence over the OCD, even throughout that ordeal in the shared house. For example one of those times was learning to grow house plants, then collecting them, with the idealistic … Continue reading Everything On The Table

Unhouseable

"Ohh we've got flatsWe'll get him in one!" Did you mention it has to be ground floor? "I'll let them know", Offered a viewing'Ground floor' flatLooked it up on streetviewEntryway all full of stepsLooked to my rightMetres awayThe busy dual carriageway πŸ˜‚, Nope, sorry,I'm too disabled for that; "You've got your viewing today!Are you excited?", … Continue reading Unhouseable

Moment Of Reckoning/The DWP Kill People

The benefits advisor was amusingly torn between two conflicting emotions and interests,As he filled in Sarah of Stepping Forward about the treatment inflicted upon the nation's vulnerable by the Department of Work and Pensions; He recounted a recent example of somebody winning a case against the DWP, on some particular definition,And how, obviously,The DWP has … Continue reading Moment Of Reckoning/The DWP Kill People

The PIP Tribunal Is Coming…

I finally have a date for the tribunal to appeal the decision on my application for Personal Independence Payment πŸ‘€ (1st February). The stakes are high. Success would mean: I would be eligible for a higher rate of housing allowance from the council which would mean that Launchpad could house me in my own place.I … Continue reading The PIP Tribunal Is Coming…