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fibro and new claim for pip

carebear2611
carebear2611 Member Posts: 6 Listener
Hi.
history.previously diagnosed with cfs years ago,i claimed incapacity benefit for years but on a review i was told i no longer entitled,i appealed and failed.husband and i just decided to survive on his income as i wasnt well enough to work,but wasnt well enough to battle benefits sytsem.
i have had good and bad days over the years.

current... last summer my health deteriorated loads and i was given a dual diagnosis in November 2018 of cfs and fibro by my rheumatologist.
i have been advised to apply for P.I.P
1.i havent worked for years through previous diagnosis and just making the decision toget on with it without working or claiming benefits
2.im terrified to apply
im worried that they will say how can i say im not able to work when i have chosen not to for so long.
worried that im going to be scrutinised about my condition.

guess i am looking for advice and reassurance for applying.
how best can i explain my condition to claim pip

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