From a Traumatic Brain Injury Patient to a Memorial Hermann Employee

By Barre Morris, PMP,CSM, ITIL  Becoming Universal Studio’s biggest franchise of all time, the Fast and the Furious is a series of action films about illegal street racing. Driving on the highways and roads of Houston sometimes seems no different from being among the fast and furious either. Houston’s population growth and suburban sprawl has [Continue Reading]

“Falling out of love with heroin and in love with recovery”

Joshua Steenburg’s life started out like any other – a happy home with a loving and supportive family.  Unfortunately, he got caught up in an epidemic that experts say is his generation’s HIV crisis – opioid addiction. Joshua opened up about his journey in a poem he wrote on Sept. 25, 2014, when he was [Continue Reading]

Paralyzed after a fall, teen determined to dance at her prom. Read her story.

By Katie Vacek, Needville High School Class of 2017 My senior year at Needville High School was more than halfway complete.  I was a class officer, in National Honor Society, ranked 6th in my graduating class, member of the fighting bluejay band, a 3-year varsity cheerleader, and on the powerlifting team. My future was pretty [Continue Reading]

A severe headache or a stroke? Would you know the difference?

Rex Brown doesn’t remember collapsing at his job, but he does remember the EMS crew showing up and rushing him to Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital in March 2016. What he thought was a bad headache turned out to be much more serious. “EMS was asking me questions and I could tell I was slurring my [Continue Reading]

“Feeling doubly blessed this Mother’s Day after delivering twins early – and two weeks apart.”

by LaTroya Woolridge In September 2016, I found out I was expecting not one, but two babies. The news filled both me and my husband with an overwhelming sense of pride and joy. We knew my pregnancy would be considered high risk because I was 35 and pregnant with twins. With that knowledge, I made [Continue Reading]