Hi guy's and doll's,
When I was given a 125ml injection of steroids I lost weight, I now take 5mg daily and in the last 3 1/2 weeks I have gained weight and my face is becoming round, it's a daily look in the mirror to see how much rounder it has become overnight and it's a shock.
I am also told that if the steroid does not help then it will be onto the Methotrexate injections twice weekly (I am not afraid to do this) can my fellow sufferers please tell me does the Methotrexate really help with the pain. Also does anyone take both the Steroids and Methotrexate together.
My theory is the 125ml gave me so much energy and pain relief I was able to do so much more and walk my dog at lunchtimes (hubby does the morning and evening) but I was really enjoying it and have been unable to do that for a long time. I was able to get up at 6am bright eye and bushy tailed and get on with things, I had even contemplated doing the decorating but now on the 5mg I have been bought back down to earth. It's very depressing. I am also adding to my medication an extra 6 tablets to my daily meds of 24 tablets because of swallowing problems and the gastritis. On top of that my eye pressures are both 26 so that's a trip to the eye hospital.
I would welcome your thoughts on anything in this post, especially the Methotrexate and the eye pressures.
Thank you all for reading.
Love as always and take care all, noonoo X