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Back To The Grindstone

As some regular readers may know, I have recently returned to work following a period of extended sick leave, due to multiple sclerosis.  I was off for 3 1/2 months because of problems associated with fatigue (concentration difficulties, word-finding problems and extreme tiredness) and mobility.  I’d love to say that my return to work means… Continue reading Back To The Grindstone

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Back to Work and (Almost) Famous!

It's only Wednesday, and I have had a pretty eventful week so far.  Many of you may know that I am currently off on long term sick leave from work and have been since May; I was struggling so much in regards to fatigue and mobility in work that I suddenly just felt that couldn't… Continue reading Back to Work and (Almost) Famous!

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The Problem with PIP

So, I have just read an article on the Guardian website about how PIP is a 'disaster for disabled people'.  PIP stands for Personal Independence Payment and it is currently being rolled out to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA).  The article points out that hundreds of disabled people are having their adapted cars, scooters or powered wheelchairs… Continue reading The Problem with PIP