Stories of Hope & Healing
Our Summer 2011 issue is packed with intriguing stories of hope and healing, featuring patients who have recovered and rejoiced in marital bliss.
A snowboarding accident broke his C5 & C6 vertebrae, resulting in quadriplegia. Mike DeYoung, a former Center for Rehabilitation Medicine patient, recently wed Kristen Richardson DeYoung, who works at the Center as an RN. Read their story of "The Knight & His Bride".
A passion for college basketball got the ball rolling to “l do” for our "Double Teaming Cancer" story from our Cancer Center. Cindy wed Allen Farrington just three months after undergoing surgery and Gamma Knife treatment for two brain tumors.
Jaimee Jessop can hold up her head, feed herself and is learning to walk -- again -- precious milestones every parent awaits. But Jaimee’s first steps are nothing short of a miracle for the Jessops, who found her unconscious and in full cardiac arrest when she was just 3 years old.
Renaissance women strived for voluptuous figures—a sign of perfection. At 5’1” and 250 pounds, Kimberly Fouche was an ideal beauty for that era. “Now I'm busy, but I have more energy because I lost 70 pounds in about five months.”
Read her story from the Center for Weight Loss Surgery.
Our final story is how one women with the help of the the newest and most precise technology in knee surgery returned to her treasured walks with with her dog.