“So with applying for the DRO, I had help to work out a budget and then gather proof of my income, information about all my debts and save up for the £90 fee. I’ve done all that, and now I am waiting for a few days to find out if the DRO is granted.
"In 12 months’ time, the DRO will be finalised. At the moment, I’ve still got that fluttery feeling in my tummy – I don’t quite believe it yet, it’s still a bit scary. But it has given me a light at the end of the tunnel, which I haven’t had for a long, long time.”