I have just seen the Dr - latest blood test shows that my inflammation is now right down! Feelng fine too - hardly dare to say that; have not had any pain for weeks and in the last 2 weeks have been feeling energetic again and in a much more positive mood. Have reduced to 9mg with no problems - (no dizzy or unwell feelings as before). Going to attempt reducing to 8mg in the next month. Have even managed Pilates classes and Aqua aerobics - both ok and I have been carefully enjoying it all.... Hope this means my PMR is on the way out?? My Dr has warned me to be cautious and not to reduce too quickly in case it comes back and I end up back to square one on a high dose.
How do you know when the PMR has left completetely and how can you be sure? - Just lack of pain? No inflammation? Feeling better? Will I always be at risk of it coming back?