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Topic Creative writing / art

A space to get creative with poems, prose or perhaps upload some artwork

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For All Those On Prednisolone

Started by Anonymous on 24 March 2015 at 13:49

I've a question for all those on Pred,

how to cope with the craving for bread?

Are you like me

sitting on the settee

as you watch the TV,

with a plateful of sandwiches

there on your knee?


And then of course there is pizza,

cheese and onion, tomato, Chorizo.

it isn't a crime

whenever you dine

just take your time

with a crispy side salad

with flavours sublime.


But sometimes it's crisps that I need,

my desire for those carbs I will feed.

I should have pineapple,

orange or apple

as I get to grapple,

with weight I have gained

my efforts are really quite laughable!!

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  • Picture of Butterflyer
    02 May 2016 at 11:18

    ha ha how i laughed- husband has had head and neck cancer oh how how I wish he could eat all that- fortisips and nutrison is all he can swallow. To think he has been so cross about being on prednisilone- I shall tell him about this maybe even show him your poem poemsgalore!

  • From Anonymous
    24 March 2015 at 16:03

    Oh good, thanks for telling me about it Sue, I'm off to read it now.

    best wishes


  • Picture of SusieQ
    From SusieQ  
    24 March 2015 at 15:44
    Edited on: 24 March 2015 at 16:19


    This is so true, and made me smile, a lovely poem too. I'm aware anyone on steroids (and some of us who arn't) will identify with that craving. Just in case anyone reading this, has similar issues, there's a very helpful blog by CarolineH on the subject - Nutrition, steroids and weight gain.

    Very best wishes


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