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PIP decision and waiting time.

Faith2008 Member Posts: 14 Listener
edited September 23 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi everyone, 
I will be quick, I got covid in 2020 which triggered off my fibromyalgia and I went from healthy walking jogging to bed bound to house bound for nine months. I was able to work from home and awful as it sounds worked everyday from my bed. I did improve and now I was forced back to the office I’m using a walking stick and taking a lot of testing breaks as I can’t stand for very long without suffering for days after. 

When I did the assessment the nurse seemed to be implying that if you are going to work it can’t be that bad. I have more or less been told by my employer if you don’t get in we will get you out so I don’t have a choice but to struggle and spent every bit of time sleeping or in bed to recover when I’m home and weekends. 

Is there anyone who has heard of people claiming PIP still working? 

Sorry I’m very new to this. I was hoping for pip payments to pay for a electric wheelchair to keep my independent but I’m feeling as if maybe fibromyalgia and chronic pain is not as serious as it feels to me. 



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