Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD)

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    I'm new here!

    Hi, my name is Westerfeld_S. I'm here because I’ve been learning and dealing with several new medical diagnosis.

    #MightyTogether #Migraine #Fibromyalgia #ADHD #Depression #Anxiety #Lupus #MixedConnectiveTissueDiseaseMCTD #Arthritis #ChronicKidneyDisease

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    Hi everyone I'm somewhat new here. I have Fibro and chronic fatigue syndrome plus a rare autoimmune dis MCTD dis plus osteoarthritis and osteoporosis and others.I love how this group is helpful and upbeat I need that just wanted to finally make intro.Lord Bless.❤

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    Symptoms Overload

    Recently January 12 to be exact this year I was taken off 2.5mg dosage of Prednisone. I’ve been on a combination of 5mg and 2.5mg sense December 2021. I ran out and doctor took me off it in full .

    I have had nothing but bad side effects from being taken off a steroid that I have been on for 1+. As of recent is a full blown rash like symptom covering my face.

    Anyone else ? #MixedConnectiveTissueDiseaseMCTD #RaynaudsPhenomenon

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    I’m new here!

    Hi, my name is Jyl1960. I've been diagnosed with MCTD and Behçet’s

    #MightyTogether #mixedconnectivetissuedisease(MCTD)

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    I am so exhausted from being exhausted 🥱

    Does anyone else ever get this way. I go to bed exhausted (mind you that’s me barely making it to 9pm every night) wake up by 7am (out the door by 7:30am to get to work) . I wake up exhausted. Drink caffeine to try and help the sluggishness and cut myself off way before noon.

    I’m just so tired of feel exhausted and drained 24/7. It makes it hard to spend quality time with my family and significant other.

    Any recommendations?!

    #MixedConnectiveTissueDiseaseMCTD #RaynaudsPhenomenon #Insomnia #Depression #Anxiety

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    How do I navigate unlawful termination?

    This was my 4th job I’ve been fired from since being diagnosed.
    When I say diagnosed it’s not just my Mixed Connective tissue disease, I have bipolar disorder, PTSD, Fibromyalgia, anxiety disorder, and depression.
    I had been sick a few times within 4 months and actually felt I was doing well adjusting to a sales line of work I had never done it before. I’m typically in administrative positions.
    Continuing on; I had enough when my manager tried to make a joke about me wearing a dress one day and reported him. I was told he had been written up.
    Since that day my performance was scrutinized repeatedly I was made fun of because I stopped using alcohol. - my flares were out of control.
    I was told I wasn’t a team player but also since I didn’t volunteer to move hot tubs around I had lost “points in the game which my coworker had been winning” at the time. (I was unaware of a game)
    Two days later I was terminated for “not following policies and procedures.”
    I have tried contacting an attorney which I have been informed many times there’s a conflict of interest , the EEOC which the soonest appointment available is in mid May 2023.
    I need help- I’m not married, I don’t have savings. Why was I the one let go?
    #MixedConnectiveTissueDiseaseMCTD #PTSD #Fibromyalgia #AnxietyDisorder #BipolarDepression #BipolarDisorder