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Cafe / Re: General chat about anything you want :-)
« Last post by Monic1511 on July 15, 2018, 08:58:10 PM »
Ally you are correct that claimants are sent the pip renewal a year to 18 months before the current award ends.  If you got your award on mr or at appeal send the decision notice back with any renewal as the renewal says “are you better or worse” and dwp compare that to their original decision not the revised decision made later, just another thing to remember.
Welfare Rights / Re: My call-up papers have arrived
« Last post by Monic1511 on July 15, 2018, 08:50:48 PM »
Oh well, the next form is th SSCS1 and you can get them online to print.  There are normally lies in the mr but make sure you ask for a oral hearing, I will try and get a link to the form for you.
Welfare Rights / Re: My call-up papers have arrived
« Last post by auntieCtheM on July 15, 2018, 07:00:18 PM »
Mandatory reconsideration decision reached.  Nothing.

And there are lies in the statement.  amazing. 

Onwards and upwards to the tribunal.  (Or maybe I am cured and have just not noticed it.)
Cafe / Re: General chat about anything you want :-)
« Last post by ally on July 15, 2018, 06:27:21 PM »
Unless things have changed,  I was under the impression that pip claimants were sent for a year earlier than their award date ends?.  Therefore, you may be reassessed in 2021.  Hopefully, that may mean another motorbility car, as  soon as the first one has been returned.  Perhaps  MonIc, or, someone else can verify this?  I hope your new car gives you a few years of happy motoring

Cafe / Re: Re-launching the ship happyness by bulekingfisher
« Last post by bulekingfisher on July 15, 2018, 06:08:53 PM »
Hello SashaQ

Your captin's plumming system have settell down (phew) thankyou for your concern + peace reign's after  Kizzy Kazaer gave you the can of W.D 40 + the Yorkshire water we keep in the refridgeatted barge has worked wonders calming my tummy
Cafe / Re: General chat about anything you want :-)
« Last post by Fiz on July 15, 2018, 05:45:11 PM »
FIzz, apart from on here, I don't mention my health issues elsewhere.  Everyday someone at my workplace would ask how I was.  I just smiled, and, said, fine.  It was a courtesy, they didn't want to know how I really was.  My friend's husband keeps a record of his meds on his iPhone.  He loves showing others what he's taking now.  I hope the car is exactly what you want, and, need.  What make is it?

I think I'll be the same as you about mentioning pain in future when people ask. I think you're right when most people ask they're wanting an I'm fine answer. It surprises me because when I ask people how they are, I am genuinely wanting an honest answer.

I've chosen a Mazda 3    2.0 litre SE-L nav.  I hope it's as good as I'm hoping. The hatchback boot is definitely big enough for Tizzie which was a criteria and I wanted the average mpg to be over 50 which this is. It ticked all 4 boxes for me. And loving bright colours I've chosen the soul red. My PIP award is until May 2022 so when my 3 year lease of this car ends in August 2021 there'll be less than a year left of my award which is needed to start a new lease so I will be housebound once again for quite a while as I requested change of circumstances in March and only received the award letter Thursday so 4 months after my claim. But it's no good worrying about things that far ahead.
Cafe / Re: General chat about anything you want :-)
« Last post by Fiz on July 15, 2018, 05:26:55 PM »

When you consider that at present there are a load of fitter people cycling about 100 miles and finishing at 30-40 mph and they will do it day after day with only 2 rest days in three weeks.  If footballers could do that the World Cup would have been over in a week, not a month.

Some people from the group went to watch the start of the Tour de France because it starts 3 miles from the site we were staying on while we were there. I'm surprised more didn't go. I'd have gone to watch them set off had I not had to walk or stand or be in crowds lol.

I had a great visit to the garage yesterday. The motability man told me appointments were needed whereas the woman who answered the phone on Friday had said no appointments were necessary  >doh<. He had back to back appointments for the next 90 minutes but I said I'd wait, my friend who drove me was happily crocheting by the free hot drinks counter and she was happy to wait and it's rare for me to have a lift available.

I said to the man that I knew exactly what car I want if that helps, as I'd need less time than people who wanted to decide from all the cars in the showroom. So I made myself a black tea and my friend sought out the best chair for me and we waited but the man collected me after only 20 minutes and the paperwork only took 15 minutes.

The car I've chosen has rear reversing sensors but if you wanted front sensors that's a higher grade/deposit car plus only the model I've chosen has full lumber adjustment in the drivers seat which is one of the 4 reasons I picked this car. I sat in the showroom model and every single control or button to operate anything was within reach without me having to move my body at all so I feel reassured that along with mine being automatic so I won't be leaning my body changing gear that the car will be the best for least pain that I could possibly have. I could see most off the bonnet, enough for me to judge how much extra I can't see would be anyway. I'll be nervous driving again after so long but I'm incredibly excited too.

Are you all melting? My bedside fan has been on all day today, I wouldn't have managed without it. I've been resting my back today and it's helping. I keep forgetting what day it is at the moment.
Cafe / Re: Re-launching the ship happyness by bulekingfisher
« Last post by bulekingfisher on July 15, 2018, 02:10:12 PM »
Hello Kizzy Kazaer

In real life we are forecast rain tomorrow in God's Wonderferfull County  + I'm scheduled to go to the cinema + I hope we get a good  torrential down pour
Cafe / Re: General chat about anything you want :-)
« Last post by KizzyKazaer on July 15, 2018, 12:07:58 PM »
Oh Ally, what a stinking rotten thing to happen with your SCS gizmo  >thumbsdown<  Surely other people must have accidents with them from time to time, though? (ie, I don't see why you should be charged the full amount for a replacement)  And I'd be surprised if the hospital didn't keep spares...

Tend to agree with you about the England footie team - I think they should be pleased that they got as far as they did!  But as soon as they moved up the levels, there was bound to be more pressure on them.  I don't know if anyone else will be watching the final with Croatia v France: will probably catch the second half once I've had my post-lunch snooze, and hope it doesn't get settled by penalties... Croatia haven't won the World Cup before so will be rooting for them as the underdog (even if they did beat us!)

So hang on to your patience, ATurtle, not long to go and it will all be over  ;-)

Cafe / Re: Word Association Game
« Last post by KizzyKazaer on July 15, 2018, 11:59:11 AM »
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