It’s been a bad few of months for me as disabled benefit scrounger (I guess I still qualify since I am unemployed and don’t have any regular income source other than DLA). First of all there was George Osborn’s October speech in which he asked where “the fairness” was “for the shift worker, leaving home in the dark hours of the early morning, who looks up at the closed blinds of their next-door neighbor sleeping off a life on benefits?”

Well, since you ask, George, yes I am sleeping my life away, jobless. Not because I don’t see why I should bother getting up, but because my current dose of antipsychotic is such that I sleep up to 12 hours a day. That’s just what it takes to get my moods near enough stable, so that I am less of a drain on primary care and my mental health team…

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