This month has been a mixed one. There have been lots of great places to visit and exciting things to do from opera at Glyndebourne, ballet and theatre trips in London to meals with wonderful friends. We had a fascinating insight into the world of politics with a trip to the House of Commons to listen to Prime Minister’s Questions and then a statement on the future of ship building. I was most fascinated by watching the interaction between people while my man was caught up in the politics!
It has not been a very good month from the Parkinson’s perspective. Six weeks on medication has not had any positive results – but equally no side effects. I see the Parkinson’s Nurse soon and will have to review the treatment. The suggestion is that I will need to try something else such as a dopamine agonist, that is a much more scary prospect with possible diverse side effects from narcolepsy and nausea to addictions such as gambling! However, it can be a very effective treatment and works well for many people, we shall see. I have been recommended for physio but that could be a long wait. All the pilates and exercise definitely helps so I will be doing lots of that plus coffee and chat afterwards!
The lovely daughter flies in from Australia for Christmas which is fab and then on Boxing Day all the family plan a trip to Kempton Park Races; now shall I put a £1,000 on each race!!