Tag Archives: Menstruation

Tuesday 9th October 2018 – From Heavy Periods to Hot Flushes, & Moving Home………….

The move was 100% the right thing for me, I’m happier already! Continue reading

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Thursday 9th August 2018 – Travelling Long Distance For Job Interview, Whilst Menstruating (JSA 3)

I genuinely didn’t know whether or not to attempt today’s journey.  I’ve been very gradually starting my period over the last few days, but am not medium to heavy yet.  I base each decision on my most recent trip to … Continue reading

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Friday 18th May 2018 – I Attend Job Interview (Rescheduled Due To Heavy Menstruation Last Week)

I get fuck all help. I asked for help from the fabled “Access To Work”, but the term is a complete misnomer, as they don’t offer assistance until I’ve actually secured a job! Continue reading

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Friday 11th May 2018 – Unable To Attend Job Interview, Because Of Heavy Menstruation (JSA)

The fabled “Access to Work” does fuck all to help tackle health issues prior to gaining employment.  so the term “Access to Work” is something of a misnomer. Continue reading

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Thursday 6th July 2017 – I Continually Have To Explain My Health Issues To Prospective Employers, Due To Lack Of Help To Access Health Investigations/Treatments From DWP & Others (JSA 3rd claim)

Judge looked away as though with sniffy disdain/disgust/incredulity as I gave some of my answers, and where I was mortified to be there, trying to explain my health issues, in front of 2 men (as well as 2 women). The male panel member also looked equally unsympathetic/incredulous. I’d had no legal help, and no-one to take with me. Continue reading

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Tuesday 4th July 2017 – Woke Up With Migraine, Attended Erdington Customer Service Centre, & Erdington Jobcentre

I woke up with a migraine today (I’ve had worse, though). Got ready, then set off for Erdington. I first went to Erdington Customer Service Centre (aka Erdington Advice Centre), so that a lengthy form I’d completed could be scanned … Continue reading

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Sunday 2nd July 2017 – I’m Still Losing Lots Of Blood

By 12:45am, I’d been waiting for an ambulance for almost three and a half hours, from when I first dialled 999 at about 9:15pm last night. This was the first time, in my entire life, that I’ve ever dialled 999 to request an ambulance for myself. I am so disappointed at the indifferent attitudes I’ve encountered. Continue reading

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