Riding Again After a Terrible Rodeo Injury: Tara’s Story

  Tara Fox has always had an affinity for animals. She grew up around horses and during her senior year of high school, she began participating in barrel racing in competitions throughout Southeast Houston and across Texas. “I loved riding and my horse, Cross, was like my child,” Tara said. In the summer of 2015, [Continue Reading]

Katy Man Beats the Odds to Survive a Deadly Cardiac One-Two Punch

Lancy Mulkey is lucky to be alive after surviving both a heart attack and cardiac arrest in the same day. It’s the type of one-two punch that physicians say has a high risk of death or neurologic damage, if survived. Mulkey’s brush with death happened back in January; he admits he ignored the signs of [Continue Reading]

Taekwondo Instructor Travels 4,000 Miles for Hip Surgery

It’s more than 4,000 miles from Fairbanks, Alaska, to Cypress, Texas. But when it came to getting the best possible outcome for his hip replacement surgery, Jeffrey Hurben was willing to make the trip. “I had been dealing with arthritis pain in my right hip for years and knew that a hip replacement was inevitable. [Continue Reading]

For this Cancer Survivor, Life Began at 67

For Jean Joseph, life began when she was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2017 at age 67. She’d been sleepwalking through life for three years, reeling from the death of her only child — and best friend – Laura, at 44, from endometrial cancer. “To stand helpless over my daughter dying in her living room [Continue Reading]

Living to Race Another Day: A Triathlete’s Story

“I’m fine.” That is what 48-year-old Alexander “Alex” Corredor kept telling his doctor and paramedics as they rushed him to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.  Lucky for Alex, they knew better. Flashback to several weeks earlier.  Alex had been suffering from dizziness and feeling tired for weeks. The three-time IRONMAN triathlete could barely run 100 feet [Continue Reading]