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Advice needed please, I think the time has come to reapply for DLA.

(9 Posts)
lissielou Wed 29-Aug-12 16:44:28

I have been stuck in bed almost all week and the doc thinks that, rather than "just" teitzes, I have fibromyalgia as well. I cant fill a kettle, I struggle with cutting food and opening jars/bottles. I am also unable to walk further than a mile. bearing in mind that 6m ago I walked the 10 miles to wales and back.

dh is at home with me, but not getting any financial help. I receive incapacity benefit at higher rate, with disability element. is there anything I should know?

lissielou Wed 29-Aug-12 17:01:39

Please, any advice would be gratefully received.

Portofino Wed 29-Aug-12 18:15:42

Have no advice but bumping for you xx

lissielou Wed 29-Aug-12 18:26:02

Thank you!

NettOlympicSuperstar Wed 29-Aug-12 18:28:13

Go to the welfare support officer at your local council.
They will word the form for you, as it's a nightmare.
I got my DLA no problem, but because I had her help filling it in.
Good luck smile

lissielou Wed 29-Aug-12 18:48:22

Thank you. I was turned down before, but things have deteriorated since, and I couldn't cope without dh. Today he has helped me to the toilet and back.

Portofino Wed 29-Aug-12 22:25:42

That sounds awful Lissie! sad

StewieGriffinsMom Wed 29-Aug-12 22:52:33

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

lissielou Wed 29-Aug-12 23:00:15

its just frightening. I feel so useless and frustrated.

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