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hello im new here ive been in and out of hospital for the last 15 yr.had 17 operations that left me with severe pain .i have to wear morphine patches every day and take oxy due to the pain ,ive also been under counselors and psychologist on and of since the age of 8 im now 40.i was put on disability benefit ten yr ago .a year ago my ex broke into my home beat me left me passed out covered in blood for police to find .he only got community service so i not been able to leave my home for over a yr .i had my pip face to face 3 week ago ..had to have it in my home .i've also missed lots of doctor and hospital appointments,due to not being able to go out . i got a letter back saying i don't qualify for pip . that left me in a right mess and started my self harming of again .im now worry how im ment to look after me and my son and pay bills