BTW, I've discovered an easy way to check on whether I'm having an "on" period when the levodopa is working or an "off" spell when it isn't -- I check my handwriting. Free flowing writing is "on." Small. cramped, barely legible writing is "off,"
What's going to be a big help with the blog is the Dragonfly voice-recognition software I've just installed. This post was written largely by talking to the computer rather then using the keyboard where I've been averaging three or more typos per line.
I’ve fallen before because I wasn't paying proper attention -- stumbling on a crack in the sidewalk, for instance. But in the past few months, I’ve had several falls clearly attributable to the Parkinsonian loss of balance. Each of those falls happened because I turned too quickly.