A bipolar person needs LOTS of support and understanding as well. One thing they can't do, I don't think, is have a lot of expectations upon them that requires more than they can give. Now, that goes for a lot of us with depression or anxiety as well.
AJ...weren't you married before? or is this the same man you were with a long time ago?
It's not really the pred, but you have to take into consideration that pred isn't right for you. The issue is underlying regardless of what you're taking.
*Heather* Status: ...Asacol 3 twice daily; Salofalk enemas every 3rd night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~UC meds: Asacol (3 @ 2x daily); Salofalk enemas nightly for flares & taper to maintenance
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed; Ranitidine (reflux); Effexor XR 75mg(depression); Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~vitamins/minerals/supplements; Probiotics....(RenewLife Ultimate Flora Critical Care + Primadophilus Reuteri). @ bedtime
~various digestive enzymes as needed
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!