With one exception, I do all my pill popping when I get up, or when I go to bed. It’s easy to remember to take these pills. With the same one exception, it really doesn’t matter much if I forget and skip a pill.
The one exception is Sinemet (generic: carbidopa-levodopa). I’m supposed to take this pill four times a day at about six hour intervals. After my “joy of quiet” meditation hour, I try to keep this pill schedule: 5am, 11am, 5pm, and 11pm. The first and last are easy to remember. But I was having trouble with the two middle pills: remembering to take them in the first place, and then remembering IF I’d taken them. Messing up the Sinemet schedule carries consequences: skipping the 11am pill, for example, would would create serious balance problems for me by mid-afternoon.Continue Reading