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Travel Guide Staycation

Health Report

Groundbreaking Expansion

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Alley on the Town Smashing Night Out

Fit Life

5 Truthful Tips to Getting Summer Body Ready

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When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna (McCarthy) turns regret into re-set by going back to college…landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who’s not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna—now Dee Rock— embraces freedom, fun and frat boys on her own terms, finding her true self in a senior year no one ever expected.

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Show Dogs stars a charming and lovable cast of talking canine characters, including our hero Max, a rugged lonewolf Rottweiler NYPD police dog. Max and his human FBI partner (Will Arnett) are investigating the kidnapping of a baby panda by an underground network of illegal animal traders when they get a tip that the crime ring is planning to sell the panda at the prestigious Canini Invitational Dog Show. The uber-macho Max must undergo a makeover with the help of a seasoned trainer (Natasha Lyonne) – to go undercover in order to thwart the plot. In the hands of his new human handler Frank, Max gets in touch with his inner show dog, and also learns that trusting the help of others can sometimes be more rewarding than working alone.

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Debbie Ocean gathers a crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City’s yearly Met Gala. Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side) stars in the title role, alongside Cate Blanchett (Carol), Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables), Richard Armitage (the Hobbit Trilogy), Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project); Awkwafina (Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising); Sarah Paulson (American Crime Story), James Corden (Into the Woods), with Rihanna (This is the End) and Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech).

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Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2” – but this time Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is in the spotlight, leaving Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell) and Dash (voice of Huck Milner) to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life. It’s a tough transistion for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack’s emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone (voice of Samuel L. Jackson) must find a way to work together again—which is easier said than done, even when they’re all Incredible. May 2018



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y health problems brought me to a man who’s made a real difference in an important ministry,” says Gary Hill, Pastor of Administration at Sugar Creek Baptist Church. “When I was five years old, I was bouncing on my bed. I tried to do a flip, landed on my head, and spent two weeks in traction. Every since then I’ve suffered from headaches. Until my early twenties, I treated them with over-the-counter medication. Eventually they got so bad that I began taking prescription pain medication. I had two or three migraine-strength headaches per week and the medication didn’t fully control the pain. Each headache could last fourteen to twenty hours and was absolutely debilitating. I tried Botox, I saw a Nerve Specialist, but nothing helped.” “A couple of years ago I was at the National Day of Prayer in Sugar Land. Dr. Steve Harris stood up to pray on behalf of the business community. I saw in the printed program that he was a chiropractor...and a little voice told me to contact him. I really believe God put us together….not merely as a solution to my own pain, but for a higher purpose revealed later.” “At my first visit, Dr. Harris found places in my neck and spine that had deteriorated. I accepted Dr. Harris’ full recommendations, and before I was even halfway through I felt a difference! Now I’ve gone from two to three debilitating headaches per week to one easily-controlled headache every five to six weeks. When I feel it coming on, I take a pain pill and knock it right out. The medications I took for all those years only masked the real issues and barely held the pain at bay. Dr. Harris and his chiropractic techniques got to the root of the problem. Now I see him periodically for a tune-up.” “I’m so thankful the Lord tapped me on the shoulder and told me to go see Dr. Harris. Because of that impulse, phenomenal things have been happening through the prison ministry, the Heart of Texas Foundation. Through this foundation, a 4-year fully accredited Seminary has been established in the maximum security Darrington Prison in Rosharon, similar to a successful program in the Angola Prison in Louisiana. When Dr. Harris heard about the prison ministry, he dedicated his prayer, his time, and his resources to making a difference in the lives of others!” Changing lives through physical pain relief is at the core of the chiropractic profession, but Dr. To Advertise, Please Call 281-201-5998 Harris is just as passionate about 8 changing spiritual lives. He took a

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healthreport report health Groundbreaking Expansion

Paul Forbes, Manager of Facilities; Lowell Stanton, Regional Vice President, Chief Financial Officer; Janet Leatherwood, Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer; Chris Siebenaler, Regional Senior Vice President, Chief Executive Officer; Sean Sevy, Director of Facilities; Marissa Benziger, Director of Facility Planning

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has begun a $60 million expansion project that will significantly enhance its women’s health services. The centerpiece of the plan is a new three-story, 30,500-squarefoot building and renovation of the existing Sweetwater Pavilion that will house the significantly larger Houston Methodist Childbirth Center at Sugar Land and an expanded Breast Care Center. The new building will connect to the existing Sweetwater Pavilion, the Cancer Center and Medical Office Building 2, and will house Houston Methodist Sugar Land’s women’s health “center of excellence” – featuring labor and delivery, breast care and cancer care in one

convenient, easily accessible location. “Fort Bend continues to be one of the fastest-growing counties in the U.S., and that growth is driving demand for women’s health services, especially labor and delivery,” said Chris Siebenaler, CEO of Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital. “In addition, we are seeing an increasing number of patients coming to Sugar Land for health care from communities outside of Fort Bend, including Waller, Austin, Brazoria, Wharton, Victoria and beyond. This expansion will not only increase our overall capacity for women’s services, but it also enables us to create a connected, collaborative center of excellence that benefits both patients and physicians.” Construction of the new building began in February 2018. Renovation of the existing Sweetwater Pavilion will be handled in stages to minimize impact on patient care. The first floor of the new building will house a relocated, expanded Breast Care Center, complete with state-of-the-art imaging technologies and a calm, comfortable, welcoming interior. The new Breast Care Center is expected to open in the second quarter of 2019. The second and third floors of the new building will connect to the current Sweetwater

Pavilion featuring the Childbirth Center, which should be completed by second quarter of 2020, with some sections opening earlier. “We are increasing the capacity of our Childbirth Center by 30 percent and updating our amenities and offerings at the same time,” said Siebenaler. “The expansion of our neonatal intensive care unit will also enable us to care for premature newborns at an even earlier stage than before. This is a critical need for our community and we will be the only hospital with a Level III NICU in Fort Bend so babies can remain close to home and their families while receiving a higher level of care.” To handle the increased capacity and enhance patient convenience, Houston Methodist Sugar Land has also completed a parking garage on the Sweetwater Boulevard side of the hospital campus that connects to Sweetwater Pavilion via a second-floor skybridge. The new garage includes 800 parking spaces. Construction of the garage was completed in March of this year. “This expansion of our physical space and our service offerings is yet another example of our commitment to meeting the health care needs of the community and delivering the best possible care close to home,” said Siebenaler. “We are excited to see this plan begin to take shape.” To learn more about Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, please visit sugarland or visit our Facebook page at for the latest news, events and information. May 2018


Alley on the Town Written & Pictures by Alley Leto

MASHING S night ut

Who can relate to having “one of those days”? Sometimes “those days” are many. Causing stress to slowly build up. Doing more harm than good. Some of us may go to the gym, go for a run, or have a drink.

The last two months I have shared “typical” date night ideas. This month, I’m changing things up and taking date night into a different direction. Now, before we go any further, there is NOTHING glamorous about this date night idea but you will probably have a SMASHING great time!

BUT, what if I told you that there was a place where you could take a baseball bat or sledgehammer and smash everyday items like a TV, dishes or plates to release some frustration? Would you believe me?

I first learned of Tantrums LLC, unique place in Houston, TX, while scrolling through Instagram. I saw some pictures and thought, “Wow, that’s really different!”. I was intrigued and wanted to learn more about it.

Well, there is!!

So, naturally, I decided to make it my monthly date night adventure with the hubby! When I first told him what we were doing he was so confused. Not fully understanding what we were going to be doing. When we arrived, we had to sign a waiver and also go through a quick safety training. We then got to pick a “weapon” of choice. I choose a steel bar and a golf club. Eye safety and gloves are a must before heading


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into a private room. The room has random everyday items scattered about. We were able to plug in our own music, close the door behind us and start smashing things. My husband immediately started smashing things with no hesitation. For me, it felt very

weird. Kept thinking, “What am I doing here? This is so strange?”. My husband encouraged me to take a couple of

“...once we were done, we both felt it was therapeutic.”

gazing into each other’s eyes kind of night, this won’t be for you. If you are looking to do something that is more of an out box adventure this is definitely up your alley!

unlike anything most people would ever experience, she wasn’t aware of the emotional journey her customers would bring with them when they entered her establishment. Some have experienced loss, heartbreak, financial issues, divorce, health issues, marriage strain, and many other life challenges. They come in thinking it will be fun to smash things but leave feeling like it was a therapy session of release. Letting everything out in those private rooms. Their hidden pain finally able to release itself. Letting go of some negative feelings and having fun while doing it.

Shawn Baker, the owner, took a major leap of faith when she opened up Tantrums LLC. Since her opening she has had thousands of people walk through her doors. Her business has been featured on print, radio, TV along with write ups in the Houston Press, The Houston Chronicle, The Houston Business Journal, The New York Daily News, The Wall Street Journal and many more. She was also featured on Top 10 Best Date Ideas on! Shawn shared with me, that even though she always knew this would be

swings and once I did I became more relaxed. I was able to smash glasses, plates and all other sorts of things. We laughed and joked around the entire time we were smashing stuff but once we were done, we both felt it was therapeutic. Like I said above, there is nothing glamorous about this sort of date idea. So, if you are looking for candles and

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