Category Archives: Patient post

World Sickle Cell Day: Joshua’s story

We received Joshua’s diagnosis as a result of his amniocentesis. I was so afraid not knowing what this would mean for my unborn child. I shared the news with my … Full Entry »

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My adventure with polycystic ovarian syndrome

Yes, I said “adventure,” and I will explain my reasons for meticulously choosing this word later, but for now, I’ll start my story.

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ACHD: Being the tallest and oldest patient at Texas Children’s

While working out with my wife one Saturday morning in September, I pushed myself harder than normal, trying to show off, and ended up laying on the ground saying, “I … Full Entry »

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A toy cabinet for Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands

Requirement five of the Boy Scout handbook says, “While a Life Scout, plan, develop and give leadership to others in a service project helpful to any religious institution, any school … Full Entry »

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Thoracic outlet syndrome: Why I smile for life

Throughout my life I have been blessed with many gifts. I am a daughter, a sister, a friend, a student and an athlete. I have woken up for 17 years … Full Entry »

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