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Life, Stitched Back Up Again

By |2021-02-13T10:52:24+11:00February 13th, 2021|Blog, My rants, work, Work / System, Workcover|

Everything that chronic pain had undone in the first nine years of this 14-year nightmare, Theo and I have managed to finally mend. Stitch by stitch, we made a new house, founded a new livelihood, purchased a more comfy car, made new friends, welcomed a different breed of fur child and all of this in a new (unfamiliar) town. It's a rebirth! All of this, driven by the hunt for pain management after a ball pop, drop and a bang. Or was it...?

What it means to be believed

By |2017-12-11T09:18:41+11:00January 25th, 2017|My rants, system, work, Work / System, Workcover|

It means I rose above the monsters and didn't let them defeat me. They didn't get to keep something that belonged to me. Sadly they did destroy Theo's and my most valuable belonging - our home. I'll be adding to this post as the insurer responds to the Medical Panel Opinion which finally arrived and states:

Only because of their stupidity…

By |2017-12-11T09:18:41+11:00January 19th, 2017|My rants, system, work, Work / System, Workcover|

How can there be no simpler way to support an injured worker while they are attempting to return to work? It's disgraceful that any professional could see this process as an acceptable method for help. Of course I'm left to wonder if they're stupidity is indeed blinding them as Franz Kafka suggests.

Interactions Between Injured Workers and Insurers in Workers’ Compensation Systems: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Research Literature.

By |2017-12-11T09:18:43+11:00August 16th, 2014|work, Work / System, Workcover|

Most research on the effects of compensation has concentrated on examining outcomes rather than considering the compensation process itself... The majority of interactions were negative and resulted in considerable psychosocial consequences for injured workers

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