Hi Eva and welcome!!!
I am not on 6-mp myself, but I'm trying to convince myself to take it, I know it's the next step for me, because I cannot be on steroids forever. Here in Greece CD is very rare, but I met someone last year who is a CD patient and is on 6-mp for almost 6 years. He told me that since starting 6-mp he feels completely healthy, he enjoys his life and sometimes he finds it hard to believe he actually has CD!! Before that, he was struggling for two years with CD, going to the bathroom almost 30 times a day, having joint pain and fever everyday. Now considering he is a manager in a big company, he couldn't cope with this anymore, so he decided to try the 6-mp. His life changed, he travels around the world with his wife, and his moto is "I'd rather live 10 years enjoying everything life has to offer, than live 20 years feeling miserable".
On the other hand I am only 34 years old, and I plan on living much more than just 10 years, but I also want to live a quality life, and not a miserable one.
As you see it is a very personal decision, each one should really consider the pros ans cons. And of course you have to keep in mind that not everybody gets side-effects from the medicines.
Onoy you and your doctor can really decide what's best. I wish you good luck to whatever decision you make...