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ESA – the low down!

So what feels like ages ago I wrote about various carer and home benefits, today I’ve chosen to write about ESA, or Employment Support Allowance. I’ve basically taken information off the gov.uk website and put it into an easier to read format for access.....so read on if you want to know more. If you’re ill ...

Ohhh you need that pill to live, that will be a small fortune please….

After managing to negotiate the dreaded Doctor's receptionist and get that golden ticket of a Doctors appointment , you're now sat in the waiting room just waiting for buzz that will make you jump out of your skin and tell you its your turn to finally get a bit of relief.  You cough, say ahhh ...

Charity begins at home….

e all know the saying, no doubt we have used it time and time again, I know I have even said it out-loud to a couple of people and with the rising cost of living it sure becomes harder and harder to not say it on a daily basis. I am sure all of us at some point in time have had to make a choice on which bill to pay, if we can afford that extra item in the shopping basket, if we really can justify that new t-shirt or a day out.  Some people may have faced even harder financial hardship where it becomes a daily battle to have food in your stomach and a roof over your head..... it seems to be something that everyone at one point in life can relate on some level, yet it is almost unspoken about in relation to the costs of being chronically ill.

Oh times are changing……

As some of you know... I do have a life outside of the blog.  In fact I work full time, whilst battling for my life on a daily basis. Because of this I will be adding a couple more bloggers to this site to blog regularly, along with regular guest blogs... (if you are interested ...

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Hi, Hello, Howdy….. my name is Lynn & I am a survivor of domestic violence…….

Otay, actually I am many, many more things.  I am a successful career woman, girlfriend to D, a Daughter & Sister, the Domestic Violence is something though that I still live with the effects of. On the morning of the 26th of March 2016 I would walk into the kitchen, ask for my bank card ...