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I had already gained 8 kilos too much before I was even diagnosed. I actually gain weight when flaring - go figure. Anyway, with pred etc I gained another two.

No matter what I do food wise my weight doesn't change. It's stable whether I starve myself on salad and carrot sticks or whther I just eat normally including my little piece of chocolate each day. I never pick in between meals and eat pretty healthily but also like good things in life.

The only conclusion I have is that although I am not flaring right now the pred and the lack of exercise are stopping me from losing weight. I'd say especially the latter as I'm one of the lucky ones who didn't gain too much from pred itself.

I haven't found a solution yet as I am still far from exercise ready and can't stop the pred because then I have problems breathing and depsite hating the extra weight, it suddenly seems less important compared to breathing.

sorry, I'm not a lot of help am I?
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