Wow, what a wait that was. I applied back in Febuary for PIP and they came out to see me at my home as I don’t have a means of transport and I tend to feel more vulnerable when I’m using public transport as I usually don’t use it.
I was surprised by my partner, waking me up as I was catching up on lost sleep with her tapping the letter on my head (usually this would frustrate me a lot) but with the works to the effect of “you got it, you got accepted for PIP” my brain snapped awake in disbelief and I had literally only had 2:30min sleep in total between what I got overnight and what rest I got before work.
Now everyone’s circumstances are different with RRMS etc. and you need to bare in mind I have personal difficulties that others won’t have yet or even at all.
Getting this news today put a big smile on my face after having hip troubles the past few days, causing a painful walking stride. I currently have a limp which is very noticeable that even my Boss noticed after I said I was in pain with my hip.
I feel bad that I hobbled around work showing customer to the products because they probably either felt sorry for me or bad about asking me. This is the first time I have continued to go into work in this sort of discomfort, mainly to show everyone I do have something after all and if it gets worse by Monday, I will be call my nurse as it seem like a relapse but I’m not 100% sure.
When I got home I had some really odd sensation in the leg/foot that I have a bad hip with at the moment so that is a sign it might be my MS.
Anyways I will be getting the back payment shortly and having a Christmas to remember as my next child is due any day now. This news couldn’t have come at a better time for me as I won’t have to worry about paying my bills on reduced wages if this is a relapse because of the awards from PIP.
Thank you for reading this far, it’s almost 4am and once again sleep seem impossible again tonight. I’m going to try though as I will have to go to work later if my hip isn’t to bad.
P.s. thanks to @stumbler for the reassurance the other month when my bank was messing with my accounts and God bless you for the work you do here on Shift.ms
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