Hope you are feeling much better now. In so far as your question is concerned, I have replied to the same, and the other members have also expressed their opinions. May I request you to surf the threads during the last two months. There is lot of information on tapering off Pred. In case you find any difficulty in finding the same, please do not hesistate to revert back. Take care.
45 years Male Attorney
Diagnosed UC October 1989
Had two stage J Pouch Surgery Nov 2005; Take Down March 2006
Complications after surgery - Incisional Hernia and Ano Fistulas
"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle: Albert Einstein
"What you are aware of you are in control of; what you are not aware of is in control of you."