When kindergarten teacher Becky Anton was diagnosed with Barrett’s Esophagus, a condition brought on by years of reflux as a result of being severely overweight, she knew it was time to make a change. If left untreated, Barrett’s can lead to cancer. Each year, her weight made life more difficult. It was growing harder and harder [Continue Reading]
Photo by Aaron Palaian. It was an extremely hot but otherwise normal Houston summer day, and Cheyenne Meyer was participating in her last bike ride before the big triathlon championship race. Meyer, an elite-level triathlete, was well on her way to becoming a professional triathlete but little did she know that, within seconds, her life [Continue Reading]
As 2016 comes to a close, we look back on some of the blog posts that resonated most with readers. 2016 was a year of overcoming obstacles, educating the public about serious health issues and honoring those who have made an impact on the lives of others. Here’s a chance to read the top ten [Continue Reading]
By Lyndsay Hodges It’s hard to believe how much my life has changed during the past year. Last Thanksgiving I couldn’t imagine giving thanks for anything. All I could focus on was praying that my biopsy would come back negative, meaning there was no sign of breast cancer. I tried laughing with my family and [Continue Reading]
Dominic Larkin was only 18 months old when he followed the family dog out the back door and fell into the family’s hot tub. What transpired in the days, weeks and months following the accident has the Larkin family celebrating the gift of life this holiday season.
For three long years, Ray Anderson spent his days in and out of the hospital, waiting for the call that would give him his life back. The same heart failure that felled other members of his family had finally caught up with him in 2008 when a devastating heart attack destroyed his youthful energy, his [Continue Reading]