Benefit Caps- Clarification

Originally posted on Same Difference:
Sue Marsh has asked for this to be shared. What great campaigners want, great campaigners get. Before I type another word, I’d like to make it clear that I think the idea of an overall benefit cap is ridiculous. When times are hard, say during recessions, you actually want to…

Day 3: Letter for Connor #107days

Originally posted on #107days:
Day 3 was adopted by Jill Bradshaw¬†and Julie Beadle-Brown of The Tizard Centre. They have drafted the following letter. We are now looking for comments, edits or additions for this draft *and* for people who would like to sign it. We hope to gather at least 107 signatures, hopefully more. Please…

None of the “cool” doctors want to treat fibromyalgia.

Originally posted on EmsyBlog:
Fibromyalgia just ain’t cool. And there’s statistical research to back it up. And I quote: Respondents [senior doctors, GPs and final year med students] were asked to rank 38 diseases as well as 23 specialties on a scale of one to nine. …Myocardial infarction, leukaemia, spleen rupture, brain tumour, and testicular…

On Being a Burden

I guess this is a post ive been avoiding really as it’s a subject I try to avoid thinking about at all costs. When I first became ill I was at the end of my first year of a degree in Studio Ceramics I had my future planed out.¬† I would make wonderful ceramics by…

Council Tax Criminal?

Originally posted on Michelle Burns:
Today was the day. Yes, it was my turn. My turn to be summonsed to Truro Magistrates Court for non payment of 2013/14 Council Tax. Now, let me be very clear as all the Politicians state….. “I have NO problem with Council Tax and would happily pay it, ‘if’ I…