Due to her advancing age, Queen Elizabeth II has been given more restrictive health rules from her doctors. A report by Vanity FairThe monarch is being asked to give up her favorite gin martinis. “The Queen has been told to give up her evening drink which is usually a martini,”The publication was informed by a friend from family. “It’s not really a big deal for her, she is not a big drinker, but it seems a trifle unfair that at this stage in her life she’s having to give up one of very few pleasures.”
According to the report, Queen Elizabeth enjoys “a tipple of Dubonnet and gin with a slice of lemon and a lot of ice,”You can also enjoy a dry Gin martini before bed or a champagne eveningcap. She revealed that she is not a wine-drinker in 2019. “I don’t actually drink wine myself, but I hear it’s very good,” The Queen spoke to the head of the National Institute of Agricultural BotanyDuring a royal event.
There has been some concern over the health of the queen after she was admitted to hospital in October. But, plans for the holiday festivities will continue as normal. According to a royal source, the update was made. The Mirror that despite her recent health concerns, Her Majesty recently “told everyone she is feeling far better of late and is very much looking forward to welcoming them for Christmas.”Source: “like many other families, this will be the first time Her Majesty can gather with her extended family after being kept apart for so long due to the coronavirus pandemic,”This halted traditional gatherings during 2020’s holiday season.
Her Majesty will celebrate her Platinum Jubilee 2022. This marks 70 years of her reign. The news that she has cut back on her alcohol consumption is just one of a few concerns about her age. During Monday’s visit to Westminster Abbey, London, she was photographed using a cane publically for the first times since 2003. The Queen was in London to celebrate the centenary commemoration of the Royal British Legion. It is responsible for the coordination of the UK poppy campaign, which raises money on behalf veterans. Although a royal source was not able to provide details about why the Queen needed the cane they only shared with Newsweek that the added support was for her “comfort.”
She may consider stepping down from her royal duties and passing the crown to her son Prince Charles. She has already started delegating certain tasks and royal duties, including to Prince Charles and Prince William. Both of them perform investiture ceremonies and knighting ceremonies for Britain’s top.
The move comes just months after Prince Philip’s passing in April 2021. His official cause of death is listed as “old age.”It took her 14 days to grieve, more than twice the usual 8-day period. The Queen issued a statement to express her gratitude for the condolences of those who had sent them. “While as a family we are in a period of great sadness, it has been a comfort to us all to see and to hear the tributes paid to my husband, from those within the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth, and around the world,”She said. “My family and I would like to thank you all for the support and kindness shown to us in recent days. We have been deeply touched, and continue to be reminded that Philip had such an extraordinary impact on countless people throughout his life.”