This time last year my mum was in hospital, had been for two weeks. She was finally diagnosed with PMR- polymyalgia rheumatica. Despite it being a milder version, she has good days and bad days, and this winter has hit her hard.
As she can't drink ( a rather favourite past time ;) ) or go out in the sun for a holiday etc, I have a fairly big surprise for her.
Living abroad, you don't get the choice of things you get in the UK, and my mum adores Aero minty hot chocolate, which they recently stopped selling at our shop... so I managed to get a friend to bring three tubs over from the UK when he was on course!
And then.. best bit... in May, Apassionata is out here!!!! I have bought a ticket for my parents and myself to go and see (don't even ask how much that cost - I am now poor) I don't know if anyone else has seen it, but its amazing.. so excited to see her face tomorrow