A podcast chat with Pippa Kelly…….

Social media has been a wonderful platform for meeting people since I was diagnosed with dementia. Amazingly I’d never used Twitter or Facebook pre my diagnosis and now I’m a Twitterholic! That’s how I met journalist and broadcaster Pippa Kelly I’m not sure that I’ve actually met Pippa in person before, but may well have … Continue reading A podcast chat with Pippa Kelly…….

The PIP Verdict arrives through my letterbox……..

Not sure if you remember my PIP ordeal….I was awarded PIP 5 years ago, a few months after being diagnosed, then it was taken away from me 1 year later and the process of appealing was soul destroying so I let them win……here’s the detail from back then in 2016… https://whichmeamitoday.wordpress.com/2016/08/11/pip-process-is-broken/ Well in the last … Continue reading The PIP Verdict arrives through my letterbox……..

The next PIP trauma wait arrives…..

Yesterday was the date of the rearranged PIP (Personal Independence Payment) visit…..last month they were due to appear  but failed to turn up…..you can read about it here if you missed that one… https://whichmeamitoday.wordpress.com/2020/02/18/the-trauma-of-the-pip-process-once-more/ Yesterday the letter said they were due to arrive between 09.00 – 11.00 and I sat waiting for Gemma to arrive. … Continue reading The next PIP trauma wait arrives…..

The Trauma of the PIP process once more……..

I’m sat here waiting…..waiting for 11am to arrive….sat with dread in the pit of my stomach yet trying to muster a fight….. It goes against all I stand for to concentrate on the negative, but when the assessor arrives, that’s what I have to do…. The first time I applied for Personal Indepence Payment, some … Continue reading The Trauma of the PIP process once more……..