My husband just asked me "oh where is my soft wife gone"? He wasn't being nasty - but yes where am I gone??!! I know what he means - over the last two years battling this Pred/PMR "thing" - I have finally been beaten down and lost the usual softness I always had all my life. I had ME and Fibro for years and battled on - never telling anyone - but I don't know if its the pred or the PMR or maybe I'm just fed up with it all. I was probably the most sympathetic person on the planet - well one of many! - but I just can't summon it up anymore. Maybe its cos you can't see anything - so no-one ever asks how I am (yes on this occasion people in work knew I had PMR as I was so bad before diagnosis). And I've never been one to look for attention - so why do I feel so rotten. I can feel it in myself - not the same person at all!!!!