It varies a lot.
My SED when I'm in a flare is about 15! My CRP is often low too.
Better if you have more variation, it's easier to track your inflamation.
Male, 35 (lovely family of wife and two daughters)
Diagnosed in nov/94 - Started with Prednisone, followed by Pentasa, entocort, flagyl, Imuran, Cipro, etc.
Blockage (popcorn!!) - First Surgery 2001 (no ressection)
Severe bleedind - 2003 - Stopped by 60mg of Prednisone
Stricture leading to a ressection in Dec/2008 - Second Surgery
Now on Remicade +
100 75mg Imuran + Iron (doc said i'm in remission, but I'm not sure at all)