@anon358553: I am sorry. I came on here as a 13 year user of prednisone and I am back to suicide thoughts because I freaking can't handle its effects. Never in my life (45 years) have I come across such a challenge -- and you are talking about the girl who in school always opted for the toughest possible classes. I was the girl who never said can't, the girl who got through dialysis like a champ, and I am being brought to my knees by this stupid pill (came with the kidney transplant).
I feel like a worthless, useless excuse for a human being. At this point, the only thing keeping me here is fear of killing myself (I mean it is final!), and my adorable pussycat whom I don't want to miss a moment with. No one will help you! Anti-depressants/anti-anxiety meds are a joke! Every day, I wonder if I'm going to make it. And yeah, it can come on all of a sudden, and it's so frightening.