My health issues and how they affect me daily

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As many of you know I am disabled, but I thought I’d set out in full just why that is.

I suffer from several chronic health conditions which affect my day to day life in different ways. Despite these, the Department for Work and Pensions has deemed me fit for work despite objections from my own doctors. I’ll explain the main conditions I have below.

Functional Neurological Disorder (FND)

Functional Neurological Disorder used to be known as Conversion Disorder before much was understood about it. Because of any FND, I am wheelchair bound as I can’t feel anything below my knees. I also have weakness in my arms that varies in severity, at it’s worst I cannot feed myself. There are other symptoms I won’t list for personal reasons but they make life extremely difficult at best.

Living with FND is a struggle you could go to bed with good…

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