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My name is Chris but You can call Me Chris if You want. I'm 40 years old and really struggling with life and disability but I wouldn't be struggling so much if it wasn't for the pesky DWP and their cr*ppy systems. I have back/rib/shoulder problems caused by scoliosis and a leg length discrepancy which have been going on since I was about 15 and I also fell from a tree aged 15 and that did something bad to My spine and ribs. I spent the best part of 10 years going to various "specialists" and was eventually told "it's all in Your head" by a pain specialist, after this I completely gave up with "specialists". In 2010 I was involved in a serious car accident as a back seat passenger where the car rolled at about 60mph and I also broke My back twice having 2 stress related seizures a few years ago in 2013 and completely wrecked 7 of My vertebrae and it's been pretty tough since then. I am lucky to be walking at all but I still try to remain as active as I can. Been having some problems with the fools at the DWP and yesterday I had a complete car crash of an esa tribunal. It was actually one of the most one sided things I've ever experienced and I didn't even get a chance to question or disprove the "decision maker's" decision, it was more like another (really bad) medical assessment and I think they are going to refuse it because I was questioning stuff they were doing so I've come here for some moral support as My brain is doing backflips and I don't know what to do
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