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Darla Vogt replied to Pat Polinski's discussion Older people living with O.I.
"I love the beach also but do not get a chance to get there. We took the chameleon back to the last owner. It was too much work. I like kittens  and cats better anyway.  I hope you had a great time at the coast.  Do you walk with any…"
11 hours ago
Teresa Ann Smith replied to Pat Polinski's discussion Older people living with O.I.
"Hi Darla,  Awh poor thing! How awful the owner didnt take care of it properly. And yes What a coincidence.  Well yes a little far to pop over for a coffee isnt it.  It is good to be able to chat like this though.  Yes it…"
Saturday
Teresa Ann Smith and Darla Vogt are now friends
Saturday
Darla Vogt replied to Meaghan Steele's discussion OI and Agent Orange
"HI Meaghan, My Dad was exposed to agent orange also.  He always thought that I got OI because of this.  I have type IV.  What type do you have?  "
Saturday
Darla Vogt replied to Pat Polinski's discussion Older people living with O.I.
"I am caring for a sick Chameleon. Believe it or not he has brittle bones from lack of calcium. Its owner did not take care of it. I have to feed him with a syringe and add calcium to his food.  His arms and legs are bowed. What a coincidence!!…"
Saturday
Teresa Ann Smith replied to Pat Polinski's discussion Older people living with O.I.
"Hi Darla,   So good to hear from you too!  Awh!  which is your last rescue pet?  I love animals too, I had 5 dogs at one time 4 Yorkshire terriers and a black Labrador!  Also had two cats way back.  I have a parrot…"
Friday
Darla Vogt replied to Pat Polinski's discussion Older people living with O.I.
"Hi Teresa, I love talking to you! We got a rescue pet and I have been busy taking care of it.  I am an animal lover.  We have 4 cats and a chihuahua and not to mention my sons reptiles.  I am having a flair-up of tennis elbow.…"
Friday
Teresa Ann Smith replied to Pat Polinski's discussion Older people living with O.I.
"Hi Pat,Sorry to hear you had a mini stroke.  I am on medication to strengthen my bones  and am currently waiting for the resulkts of my latest bone density scan.  I too have nerve and muscle problems.. I have read this is part of the…"
Jul 21

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Older people living with O.I. 64 Replies

Started by Pat Polinski. Last reply by Darla Vogt 11 hours ago.

OI and Agent Orange 20 Replies

Started by Meaghan Steele. Last reply by Darla Vogt on Saturday.

OI and open heart surgery

Started by Kirstin Csongedi May 7.

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Unbreakable spirit

Hello, I'm Micahia or Kya as my friends call me. I have OI type I. I am currently struggling with chronic pain from a fall about 7 years ago. I have degenerative disk disease, spondylolisthesis, scoliosis, levoscoliosis, sciatica and a pinched nerve all from the same event...(minus the scoliosis) made worse from a couple similar falls over the years. Me and my pain management dr are working things out with suboxone and gabapentin, they are working pretty well but i certianly hate the…

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