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That tonight is the night

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tobedone Mon 13-Mar-17 03:49:54

I am so tired, I have had my ESA assessment and they have declared me fit to work, I am appealing, Just got sent a form to say they want to assess me for PIP as well.

I can't go through this again, its the same damn fucking form.

I am too tired to fight the NHS, to fight this system. If I could work I fucking would be.

If I was a dog someone would of put my out my misery, I am the only person who can do this

sailinggirl1780 Mon 13-Mar-17 04:01:11

I'm here. I'm listening.

sailinggirl1780 Mon 13-Mar-17 04:02:16

I'm here. I'm listening.

tobedone Mon 13-Mar-17 04:10:49

Thank you, I do appreciate it.

But I am sick of talking, it doesn't help. Everything is so money generated.

sailinggirl1780 Mon 13-Mar-17 04:11:06

Sorry I posted twice, I did not mean to. I'm on my phone. It must feel exhausting having to fill out all those forms and be assessed. I know a bit about it through my brother. Can you talk to your gp? Are they supportive?

sailinggirl1780 Mon 13-Mar-17 04:12:27

It is all so money generated and so removed from what we as people need. I'm so sorry you are having to deal with this.

sailinggirl1780 Mon 13-Mar-17 04:19:38

Is there someone who would fill out the form for you? I used to do my brothers ones when he was fed up of them. They did realise that he couldn't work after a while, it took a long time but I do know the system is just not fit for purpose really.
Where are you now?

tobedone Mon 13-Mar-17 04:23:31

I got you didn't mean to post twice, no need to apoligse.

I am not filling this second form (PIP) If it is anything like the ESA, I can do shit on some says so I must be able to work.

I love my partner and my son but this is not a life worth living.

sailinggirl1780 Mon 13-Mar-17 04:32:43

Try not to think about the form now. How old is your son? What does he like doing? I have a son who is fast asleep next to me, he's 13 and shouldn't really be sleeping in my bed!!

tobedone Mon 13-Mar-17 04:49:25

He is 4 nearly 5. He loves Batman and is a smart arse.

Why shouldn't he be sleeping in your bed?

People get so engrossed in the fact a child should grow up, they forget that a child is under 18

sailinggirl1780 Mon 13-Mar-17 05:02:41

He's been sleeping here for the passed month. Not sure who needs it more at the moment.
Mine was obsessed with power rangers at that age. Lovely age, tough though. What will he be doing tomorrow? School I guess?

TheWindhover Mon 13-Mar-17 05:03:21

I'm here... talk to us

sailinggirl1780 Mon 13-Mar-17 05:05:35

I'm going to try and sleep for an hour but I will be back. Keep posting, we are all here. If your DS is nearly 5, is his birthday soon? What has he asked for?

tobedone Mon 13-Mar-17 05:09:40

Power Rangers is amazing.

Yes he has school and then he has swimming lessons

You can stop now, I have "bottled it"

Just why can I not do it properly?

tobedone Mon 13-Mar-17 05:25:35


Thank you xxx

tobedone Mon 13-Mar-17 05:27:33

He as asked for all the adverts on the tv channell

Broken11Girl Mon 13-Mar-17 05:32:27

flowers I'm sorry you feel so bad. I was there just before Christmas, was done.
I'm glad you 'bottled it', please go to A&E or call 999 if you feel like you are about to do something to hurt yourself.
Your son sounds great.
Keep talking to us.

sailinggirl1780 Mon 13-Mar-17 05:34:18

Well I can't sleep, maybe I'll give up now and let my dogs in for a cuddle!!!
I was quite glad that the power rangers thing ended but now of course I remember it fondly.
I'll never forget all the adverts, at 13 he can now look beyond marketing, although he spends a fortune on football boots, repeatedly, drives me mad!!

BeingATwatItsABingThing Mon 13-Mar-17 05:53:03

Another one here up stupidly early. My DD is 3 and is also a smart arse. A complete cheeky monkey.

sailinggirl1780 Mon 13-Mar-17 06:16:26

Still here.... are you doing the school run today? At that age my son used to wake up before 7 and eat tonnes of weetabix for breakfast, or shreddies, but only if I poured the milk over in the correct way and the cereal was the right anoint of soggy!!!

KeemaNaan Mon 13-Mar-17 08:55:00

I've been where you are and it's horrendous. It's left me getting the shakes whenever a brown DWP envelope drops through the door.

I got help from a local charity to fill in esa and dla forms as I had no idea what to put or how to describe things and they were a huge help. I've got my pip reassessment coming up and it's making me ill, but I've asked them for help again. I wonder if there is someone like that in your area too?

LouMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 13-Mar-17 09:38:55

OP, ​we just wanted to check in with you this morning.

We hope you don't mind, but when these threads are flagged up to us we usually add a link to our Mental Health resources. You can also go to the Samaritans' website here, or email them on

Support from other Mumsnetters is great and we really hope you will be able to take some comfort from your fellow posters, but as other MNers will tell you, it's really a good idea to seek RL help and support as well.

We really hope things start to look up for you soon.

tobedone Mon 13-Mar-17 11:34:41

My partner did the school run this morning, I couldn't face it.

A&E can't help me, unless I present there actually having done something. Struggling to get through the day and wanting to do something isn't enough.

I have had a look for someone to help me with the forms, and its the CAB, who are booked ages in advanced.

sailinggirl1780 Mon 13-Mar-17 13:16:15

Your gp will help, you can get an emergency appointment. Can your partner go with you? Or another friend or family member?

KeemaNaan Mon 13-Mar-17 13:17:24

I had the same problem when I got in touch with our CAB. I used a group locally called 'disability on line' which is a separate charity. The CAB may know some local groups like that who they could refer you too. Its tricky as I found out about my local service by word of mouth, rather than the internet.

if you want to PM me with your town, I could help you search if you''d like

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