So anyway, I finally got to see a proffessional at Addennbrookes hospital... He was very good, and I thought he was great to be honest. He took me seriously and listened to my concerns. He prescribed me with aripiprazole, the current 'wonder drug' for Tourettes, due to it's lower side effect rates. 'Thats great!' I thought foolishly... Of course there are going to be side effects... When have I ever been lucky enough to avoid all side effects?! I haven't been too bad except for a persistant dizziness which is making holding my eyes open nearly imporssible. Hence I am using the on screen narrator to type this out! Hopefully there won't be too many mistakes! Anyway, I am off to the walk in clinic to find out if there is anything I can do apart from live with it or come off the pills. I really don't want to come off the pills because they are making a huge difference to my tic severity. Sigh... I can't win
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