I can’t see me getting PIP...
Matt25842 hours ago
...but it might not be such a bad thing.
I am clearly entitled to PIP but it is such a faff in trying to claim it.
Most of my neuro probs happ...
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Brain Death and recovery with Deep Brain Stimulation
Bright20183 hours ago
In March 1983 I was a victim of a Hit and deny responsibility attack by an insane motorist who was driving way too fast. My brain apparently...
Matt25845 hours ago
I have learnt from others and as my DLA form said on their last letter to me, that I should add doctors notes to my PIP claim in order to gi...
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Mstower19 hours ago
In mid May I suffered a sudden cardiac arrest. I had no previous medical problems and am aged 30.
I was in intensive care for 9 days and in...
Hi, new user
Wardy1a day ago
Hi all, just discovered this & wanted to introduce myself.
I’m Simon, my wife is Mandy.
Mandy underwent a craniotomy to clip an Unruptured bil...
Should I just accept that there's no hope?
Mel-Bee2 days ago
5 weeks ago my 24 year old daughter suffered a hypoxic brain injury and is in a vegetative state. Although kind in their delivery, the docto...
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6 years ago today
keeley242 days ago
It is the 6 year anniversary today from me being in the bad car accident that left me with BI gone quite fast. It is also the first time the...
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Obiwan2 days ago
I am a new member from Wirral England. I have brain damage and would be keen to chat with others living with similar conditions.
Victim of Coercive control
TomKipp2 days ago
2005 following my now ex wife falling in love with A.Nother; subsequent brain damage, lengthy hospitalisation and rehabilitation, I met who...
Kavib2 days ago
Good morning Saturday! So excited to share my new publication on the @differentstrokescharity . This is an amazing charity that helps young ...
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Stroke whilst pregnant
JMManchester3 days ago
My partner had a haemorrhagic stroke 7 months ago due to a burst AVM whilst she was 6 months pregnant. She is writing a blog about her road ...
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Tbi with craniotomy currently 3/52 post op are drs always right about prognosis
Olliebear124 days ago
Hi my partner was attacked in Spain 3 weeks ago. He received a craniotomy and approx 8 days later regained consciousness for about 12hrs he...
Alibongo604 days ago
Just returned from holiday, in Majorca, having had two episodes of possible Tia, out of ten days spent seven in hospital, where been told th...
Wife of a meningoencephalitis survivor 2014 lonely confused and grieving ☹️
Divinewithin4 days ago
My husband survived with 20% of survival. We got sent home 3 weeks after recovery with no support about the effects and rehabilit...
Going to be in a marathon relay team in September
keeley244 days ago
The BI group I go to is entering a relay team in Hull marathon. It was actually back in January I first agreed to take part partly in hope o...
treetate4 days ago
Well its been 6 long months and Kev is finally where he needs to be. He is in a fantastic rehab centre where they are doing their best. I,...
Wife in turmoil
Buggly4 days ago
Hi. My husband had a burst aneurism on 13th May, 2018. He is now out of danger and has been moved to the local hospital Since moving his...
PIP interview this afternoon...
19KMcG874 days ago
I’ve been wide awake since 5am, all week I’ve not slept well at all. Seems funny, I don’t know if others will agree but if your tired - you ...
Newbie here from the USA
jujuliebe4 days ago
Hi! I've suffered a concussion in February 2018 and would like advice on returning to work with post concussion syndrome. I have not been b...
Matt25845 days ago
Well Cat, I did it :).
Took me a bit longer than expected due to this heat. I don't like drawing when hot... actually, I don't like doing any...
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Positive news makes all the difference
Solus_Spes5 days ago
Feel the need to be positive for a change, when my bf came home from hospital following hypoxic brain injury we were prepared for battles ho...
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Im getting sick and tired of this heat
bexx875 days ago
I think my body has given up it could only take a week of this heat, now I have had a constant headache since Monday, the only thing that wi...
Headaches Post Viral Encephalitis
3fingeredjake6 days ago
More funny headaches been going on a while, sometimes it feels like something pressing down on the top of my head, and sometimes it feel...
Cj-1956 days ago
I join a headway group in Blackpool. The lady say that I should be in headway. I have two bleeding in my brain after I was drop (my doc th...
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rta 25 years ago, only recognising symptoms of brain injury now? Is that possible?
reebers6 days ago
Hi, my husband is off for his PIP medical (been in receipt of full DLA for many years and was given a life-time award which means nothing no...
United996 days ago
I attended the final of 5 Headway meetings in Spalding today. Thanks to everyone involved for the adequate support!
Life after brain injury
tsmyth916 days ago
Hi, as someone who suffered a brain injury 6 years ago and who lives with the daily effects of physical impairment, I want to highly recomme...
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bexx876 days ago
I would like to invite you all to hardware mountain where atos have been to God damn lazy to pick up their faulty hardware, it's been escala...
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Has anybody successfully had their application accepted on their first attempt?
Matt25847 days ago
I think the title says it all.
Out of the people I have spoken to on PIP, I don’t think anyone has got it on their first try.
It will be my fi...
Dear BB, mummys sorry and she loves you
bexx877 days ago
Who's a big and heavy girl mummy's sorry for deglecting you baby have a bigger pot and fresh soil while mum's cools down after digging you o...
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