Welcome and sorry to hear that. Im from houston and I also cosplay. ANy chance are you going to AM this year? And check out this thread, you'll find more houstonians.
2015 Cosplays: (Red for my Bro, Blue for Myself)
Next Con: Anime Matsuri 2015
Elsword (MMORPG): Blade Master Raven ver 2.0 (87%) and Elemental Master Aisha ver 2.0 (91%)
Tales of Xillia 2: Julius Will Kresnik ver 2.0 (98%) and Ludger Will Kresnik ver 2.0 (93%)
Tales of Xillia 2- Victor Mel Mata (19%) & Jude Mathis (22%)
Elsword-Iron Paladin Chung (12%)