Hate claiming benefits : had to phone benefits this... - NRAS

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Hate claiming benefits


had to phone benefits this morning cause theyve given me a date for pip assessment which was in another town and one of the questions is are you alright to travel to a unknown destination which o said no so anyway thank god theyve changed it to leeds on the 28th day before my birthday so happy they did that for me only reason i started claim benefits was because of this lung disease and that was 2010 but hate it so much but wat can ya do thank you everyone so much for the replies on my other posts big hugs n kisses to you all ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️😘😘😘❤️❤️

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It's good that you got your appointment changed. Stay strong.

Well done for getting the assessment changed to somewhere more familiar. Wishing you all the very best for the 28th.

The same thing happened to me.....are they testing us?

As if any of us would choose to live with a life altering chronic disease. We often jyst can’t work and need some help to stay independent. Good luck and stay strong, make sure you tell them everything you struggle with. We all deserve support when it’s necessary!

hope all goes well

Good luck with the assessment.


Good luck,let us know how you get on.

So do I hate claiming benefits, but I've no choice and have made my fair share to this country's prosperity during the near 40 years that I was able to work. So in no way do I feel guilty about claiming what is rightfully due to me because I've been unfortunate enough to get a horrible debilitating disease!! There's no way that I'm going to let the bartrds get to me as much as they'd like to!

Power to the people!... v:-)

Good luck and don't try and be macho about how your condition affects you - they need to know your worst-case scenarios in all the gory detail! It's a humiliating process, but look at it as just one day out of your life, to get what you're entitled to. Hope it all goes well and that you get the right outcome.

in reply to MissMinto

Thank you Miss

Just a quick update , the chest consultant is going on like theres hardly anything wrong with me 😡felt like shes purposely wrote this letter knowing ive me assessment on Monday but the letter on my profile is the last letter they sent to my GP but this DR is playing it all down to wat the last one said saying theres mo sign even tho my hands were like balloons ffs fuming this why i disappeared last time coz felt like no one is bothered don't know wat do this is the first time ive felt like a drink in 10 years its always the same s### sack that tho i know it wont be solved at the bottom of a bottle ranting on now sorry but yeah thats were things are at the moment thanks people love yas all ❤️❤️🤗

Hi Thomask sorry to hear about your health and money problems they seem to go hand in hand hope you have given up the fags because I think that's the best thing you can do for yourself take care.

in reply to Dilly2

Thank you miss ❤️

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