Since Jenni's chiropractor carried no insurance and moved out of the country soon after the accident (thus avoiding any legal or financial consequences), if you would like to help contribute to the Saake (pronounced like the two small words, say and key)family's massive financial needs (medical expenses alone are estimated to cost between $1- and $1.5- Million in Jenni's lifetime), please visit Jennifer Saake's Stroke Survivor GoFundMe Page. (This support information has been added in direct response to several reader requests.) The Saakes sincerely thank you for your prayers and if God prompts and equips you to send any monetary assistance as well, this is a significant added blessing.
Friday, October 24, 2014
It's not my "birthday" here in the Pacific timezone for 4 more hours yet, but since I am already receiving a few sweet wishes, I thought I should go ahead and explain. Tomorrow is actually my "re-birthday," the day I "should" have died three years ago. The day God demonstrated He had better plans. The day my life started over from square one and I began the journey of re-learning to breath on my own, swallow, eat, see, hear, think logically, potty train, speak understandably, eventually walk, crawl, jump, run...
New butterfly cane I bought myself for my party. Sorry the picture is so dark!
I don't post my real birth date online for security reasons, but this irritated a few friends that I wouldn't list anything in the Facebook field, and so I recently decided that my re-birthday was more significant to me anyway, so it was a better date to publicly list.
To my sweet friends who are sending special wishes right now, my heartfelt thanks in both celebrating me through this significant milestone in my life and in letting me tuck your birthday thoughts away in my heart for that actual day.