The PIP Tribunal Is Coming…

I finally have a date for the tribunal to appeal the decision on my application for Personal Independence Payment πŸ‘€ (1st February). The stakes are high. Success would mean: I would be eligible for a higher rate of housing allowance from the council which would mean that Launchpad could house me in my own place.I … Continue reading The PIP Tribunal Is Coming…

Serotonin Sensitivity!

Yesterday my Salvation Army support person turned up with three presents from a nearby school. I assumed they were boxes of chocolate and was considering just adding them to the donations pile at Tesco because of the fact I'm really sensitive to changing my diet at the moment and wary of anything upsetting the delicate … Continue reading Serotonin Sensitivity!

Hell In OCD

I've had a particular OCD compulsion which has been consuming me all year,Taking up several hours or more of each day,It's so incredibly intrusive and pernicious,To do with readiness, not being agitated by a physical discomfort, I repeat the compulsion which solves an imaginary problem, The point is that more than any other compulsion it's … Continue reading Hell In OCD

Could I Sue My Landlord? πŸ€”

The landlord came round today, as they've done many times lately with housemate F moving out (they're always back and forth for a week after anybody leaves), and I happened to notice the camera notifications just after returning to my room and lying down on the bed. Firstly I was uneasy at just how close … Continue reading Could I Sue My Landlord? πŸ€”

Deadstick Landing

I can literally see a runway off to my right! Ok, stand by for vector…Turn left heading two-niner-zero, maintain flight level one-hundred, And free to use any runway, yeah? … How many souls on board? Just one…me,I repeat this is a Mayday! Negative RS 1987, maintain holding pattern,All runways are currently occupied, But I have … Continue reading Deadstick Landing

Roger

Spiralling downwards towards the dark abyss,The overthink alarm was chirping in my cockpit: Too low, terrain,Pull up, pull up,Too low,Sink rate,Sink rate,Overthink,Pull up!! I called in a mayday,And do you know what they said? There's ah a runway available hundreds of miles away,With an ocean and ah a storm in-between,Outside of your uh…fuel limit,And you'll … Continue reading Roger