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Prednisolone, My Old Friend.

I saw the Rheumatologist today and as I suspected, She's prescribed me a course of Prednisolone. For those of you not acquainted with this medication, it's a steroid given to suppress your immune system. It's often given when someone is flaring up. It's very good at its job but man the side effects (for me) are shit scary.

I used this when I got Bell's Palsy in 2009. I'll tell you the story around that incident another day but I had half my face paralysed and that medication helped me get better for sure. I was a total She-hulk though. When I wasn't being ragey, I was crying at the drop of a hat and eating everything in sight.


Back to present day and I'm terrified to take it but I also know, it's the key to coming out of this current flare cycle I'm stuck in. My body could do with the "break".

So here I go Day 1 of 56.

Please be patient with me.