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Terrified of PIP
So I will be applying for PIP as soon as the paperwork comes through. I have anxiety and depression and injured shoulders, all of which really effect me, but I can sort of live on my own. I have done the 'test' a hundred times, depending on how they want to play it they could completely decline me or from my experiences, I should get the full daily with potential basic mobility.
I am terrified of going through all of this, it's putting so much pressure, I've read story after story, watched video after video of how difficult it is. Should I really even bother if it's causing this much stress? Stress and anxiety makes my epilepsy worse!
Getting help is difficult enough for conditions, (I am still just "on the list" after some very serious mental health situations). My parents help me, but does that go against me?
Apparently it can literally be down to your assessor, how they are feeling that day and how many people they have granted. Apparently they have targets to decline people.
Just what do I do? How should manage it? Do you think I should just bail as its making me worse?
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