I am currently taking 16 mgs of Prednisolone and some Tramadol each day depending on the pain and flu type symptoms. I usually wake up feeling awful but improve as I get moving. My sleep is very disturbed and I have to get up to go to the loo a lot. I often need to nap in the day. However and amazingly just lately I have experienced pockets of time when I feel great. Pain free, energetic, happy, well etc. I trawl back over the day to try to find out the formula for feeling so good. There doesn't really seem to be a formula that I can replicate. Is it possible that the sun is coming out from behind the clouds? These lovely little respites don't last very long but they give me hope. I guess I've had this condition, undiagnosed for a few years. I've been treated since March and have responded well to Prednisolone. I would like to hear about other people's experience of remission. I have also found that walking on the flat can change the pain into heat.