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I have just received my judgement on my PIP claim which was denied. Reading the notes I am wondering if they are the right notes for me because it doesn't sound like the meeting I was at. I was a nervous wreck throughout it and cried non-stop but aparently I showed no tenseness and was calm. I read out my scripts from the screen which is impossible because I can't pronounce them and in reality I had a copy of my script which I handed to her. I stood up easily - well if rocking back and forward for 3 mins before standing using the desk to steady myself is easy I guess I did. I didn't understand half the questions for example she kept on asking me how I coped going around the shops. I told her I didn't go to the shops for various reasons physical and mentally. After badgering me over and over about how would i go if I did go to the shops I told her that I would have to get in and out as quick as I could which in her mind translated to I was alright going shopping. The exercises she got me to do were barely moving which was just as well as there was no room between the chair and the desk and I couldn't get up and move the chair. I'm an independant person and if I can do something for myself I will and I find it difficult to admit if something is hurting me so when she asked me to flex my hands I gritted my teeth and did the best I could but that didn't mean that it didn't take it out of me . She made a big deal of the fact that I had driven there by myself. I live alone and have no friends or family so I had no choice. I can't use public transport so I either drove there or missed out. It was the same with the questions - do you feed yourself? well if I didn't no one else is there to feed me so I do what I can. I am so disappointed with the result all the stress, not sleeping before hand makes me want to weep and the effort of the journey and exercises meant that I was bedridden for the next 2 days. I have phoned them up for a mandatory something or other but I can't see that it will do any good as I'm still waiting on appointments for heart/muscleskelator specialists.