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Okay, so i'm up to the point of a tribunal for PIP, and i'm so certain i should be entitled but now i'm beginning to doubt myself because they are doubting me.
I suffer from migraines, nearly daily. I have some so severe they turn into hemiplegic migraines which present like a stroke and i can barely walk or talk or do anything for myself.
I have hypermobility and with this i have joint pains from my joints popping out or stretching too far and locking in positions that are awkward that i haven't realised until it's too late such as standing for long periods of time which also makes my hips pop out.
I am being tested for fibromyalgia officially after being told for 2 years i have it but from doctors who aren't confident enough to diagnose it. I get stabbing pains and shooting pains which my physiotherapists say aren't normal with hypermobility.
Some days the brain fog is horrendous and i can't remember anything.
Sometimes i can barely walk from my knees locking up and my hips popping out.
DWP have scored me 6 for daily living because i can read and communicate and budget. I scored nothing for mobility even though i wrote with a follow up letter saying how hemiplegic migraines affect me and it's clear they didn't read it..
Am i wrong to think i'm entitled? I'm terrifed about a tribunal and i don't want to go through it if i'm going to get laughed at for going when i don't deserve it, I don't want much, just a bit of extra support
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