... anyone out there with the same problem?? I have MCTD and I am showing new symptoms of 4 other diseases like every month. I am up to 6 specialists, will it get any better? 30lbs in 8 months is too much!!!
I feel your pain! I have been small my whole life and never had trouble losing weight until now. Medication can definitely be a factor. Also, if you go through periods of depression or just your typical MCTD flare ups (aren't they wonderful?!), it's easy to put on weight when it takes everything in you to move. With all of this, if you're like me, you don't always get the exercise you need. When we only take in calories but aren't burning nearly enough, weight gain is inevitable. Good luck to you!
Oh yes! I have been diagnosed now for 10 months and have gained 30lbs. Every time I have an appointment there is something else wrong I'm at 4 specialists at the moment. I have not lost any weight at all. I even joined a gym to try to prevent weight gain but then my body couldn't take anymore. All my joints and extremities became swollen and then the pain became unbearable.
I am so sorry for both of you - what a horrible disease.
You have my deepest caring, thoughts and prayers.
Hoping you get some much needed help and things
might settle down somewhat.
Good luck and God bless.
I have never heard of the diseases you have.
I have an autoimmune disease, among other things, which is named
Prurigo Nodularis and it is maddening.
Again, God bless you,
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