Guess I'm one of the lucky ones here. I went from 220 last feb before I was diagnosed, started loosing weight with the flare, was down to 200 when I was diagnosed in aug and started on pred. I then dropped to 179 real fast. about a month ago a went back up to 184. I now have been stayin at 184. But I watch my diet alot better than I did before This flare ( my first ). Doc just started tapering me from 30mg. Guess I'll see what happens next as I go off pred. AM hopin for 180 as a steady weight. At 220 I was up happy. At the top end of the charts for my height and frame. 180 is the bottom end of the charts. I do however have the moon face ( a little ) and My belly looks bloated.
diagnosed in aug 2008
30 mg predisone, 9 balsalazide, rowesa enema, 2 gemfibrozil, 1 norvasc, 1 metoprotol, 1 allopurinol, 2 probiotic, 2 aloe vera
gluten intolerance... attempting to live no/low gluten