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Wade Roemke
Wade Roemke
You are an amazing man.  I am truly proud of the committment and fortitude you have shown to reach this important milestone.  I know that the battle is not over, and you will be challenged with issues from your accident for ever, but you will reach goals you never imagined you could reach.  good work, chris, - the exciting and most rewarding part of your life is just beginning.

 

Uncle WADE
Cheryl Markey
Cheryl Markey
Congratulations Chris, what an accomplishment! You have so many behind you. The best is yet to come. Safe travels to you and your mom. I know the whole family will be happy to be united again. Body, mind and soul have done a lot of healing, there is more to come. Keep the faith!
Cheryl Markey
Cheryl Markey
Stated so well. You have come a long way and have ecperienced so much that only you can really know. We can agonize with you, have empathy for you but only you all know the depth of this life altering injury. The insurance companies are a blight and an insult to humanity. Greed is their motto. They parcel out their authorizations with stingy hands and closed minds. Many of us have had experiences with them that are not what we expected or were helpful in our time of need. How do they sleep at night? Fortunately, you all would not accept no for an answer and the status quo was not an option so you pushed into the future with fierce determination and searched out all the possibilities for the best possible recovery for Chris. It just shows you don't always have to accept the hand you are dealt. With hard work that none of us can realize, Chris escaped the worst of his injuries and has made an opportunity for a better life than it could have been. You deserve all the praise for that hard work and determination, the research you did to find the best opportunities and the stamina to get through it. You are admired by many. Have a safe journey home and much continued success, Chris.




Good luck on the walk.
Jean Snow
Jean Snow
Hi Chris, Congratulations , You are finally going home. I know this must seem a little scary to you and you must be sad to leave all the therapist and doctors and nurses that have been by your side since you first came there
but now you can start your life again and be with all your family and friends
who all love you. I am sure they are all waiting for you to come home. I will miss reading your post on here and hearing about your progress but hopefully I can get some news from Robbie Finkles mom. Take care and God speed. Jean Snow
Helen Goller
Helen Goller
Wow!  Coming home.  How wonderful for you and your family and friends.  It is probablity a bit intimidating too. Know that all who know you are thinking and praying for you.  It was just yersteray as I was going through old photos there was a picture of you, Chris, Holly and Maggie looking down on the grass at lake Wawasee taking in your catch of fish.  You couln't have been more than 7 years old.  It brought a smile to my face of the adventures all of you were going to see and experience in the following years.  God bless you, Chris, and your loving family.


 


Helen Goller
Cheryl Markey
Cheryl Markey
Chris and family,


Great to have an update on your progress. You have accomplished so much and I know it has been a marathon in itself on a daily basis. You all would not take no for an answer and continued your search for the best possible treatment and with your hard work and amazing determination, you have gained so much. Hard to keep a good man down. What a family you have. I am happy to support your walk. It is a privilege.




Wishing you all a blessed Easter with continued healing from the true Healer.




Cheryl
Rie Sylvester
Rie Sylvester
Hi Chris, Monice, Allison & Gene - It is exciting to hear that Chris is making continual progress.  This is definitely a personality trait he was born with - persistence & perseverance.  I am in awe watching your video; there seems to be continual progress in spinal cord research & therapy, and we are so pleased you are able to benifit from this progress.  You are always in our prayers. Can't wait to see you walking down the pier this summer at Wawasee & probably on the wave runner again too!!  Anything is possible through Jesus. You are amazing!!


Love
Wade Roemke
Wade Roemke
You are an amazing man.  I am truly proud of the committment and fortitude you have shown to reach this important milestone.  I know that the battle is not over, and you will be challenged with issues from your accident for ever, but you will reach goals you never imagined you could reach.  good work, chris, - the exciting and most rewarding part of your life is just beginning.

 

Uncle WADE
Jean Snow
Jean Snow
Hi Chris, Congratulations , You are finally going home. I know this must seem a little scary to you and you must be sad to leave all the therapist and doctors and nurses that have been by your side since you first came there
but now you can start your life again and be with all your family and friends
who all love you. I am sure they are all waiting for you to come home. I will miss reading your post on here and hearing about your progress but hopefully I can get some news from Robbie Finkles mom. Take care and God speed. Jean Snow
Cheryl Markey
Cheryl Markey
Congratulations Chris, what an accomplishment! You have so many behind you. The best is yet to come. Safe travels to you and your mom. I know the whole family will be happy to be united again. Body, mind and soul have done a lot of healing, there is more to come. Keep the faith!
Cheryl Markey
Cheryl Markey
Stated so well. You have come a long way and have ecperienced so much that only you can really know. We can agonize with you, have empathy for you but only you all know the depth of this life altering injury. The insurance companies are a blight and an insult to humanity. Greed is their motto. They parcel out their authorizations with stingy hands and closed minds. Many of us have had experiences with them that are not what we expected or were helpful in our time of need. How do they sleep at night? Fortunately, you all would not accept no for an answer and the status quo was not an option so you pushed into the future with fierce determination and searched out all the possibilities for the best possible recovery for Chris. It just shows you don't always have to accept the hand you are dealt. With hard work that none of us can realize, Chris escaped the worst of his injuries and has made an opportunity for a better life than it could have been. You deserve all the praise for that hard work and determination, the research you did to find the best opportunities and the stamina to get through it. You are admired by many. Have a safe journey home and much continued success, Chris.




Good luck on the walk.
Helen Goller
Helen Goller
Wow!  Coming home.  How wonderful for you and your family and friends.  It is probablity a bit intimidating too. Know that all who know you are thinking and praying for you.  It was just yersteray as I was going through old photos there was a picture of you, Chris, Holly and Maggie looking down on the grass at lake Wawasee taking in your catch of fish.  You couln't have been more than 7 years old.  It brought a smile to my face of the adventures all of you were going to see and experience in the following years.  God bless you, Chris, and your loving family.


 


Helen Goller
Cheryl Markey
Cheryl Markey
Chris and family,


Great to have an update on your progress. You have accomplished so much and I know it has been a marathon in itself on a daily basis. You all would not take no for an answer and continued your search for the best possible treatment and with your hard work and amazing determination, you have gained so much. Hard to keep a good man down. What a family you have. I am happy to support your walk. It is a privilege.




Wishing you all a blessed Easter with continued healing from the true Healer.




Cheryl
Rie Sylvester
Rie Sylvester
Hi Chris, Monice, Allison & Gene - It is exciting to hear that Chris is making continual progress.  This is definitely a personality trait he was born with - persistence & perseverance.  I am in awe watching your video; there seems to be continual progress in spinal cord research & therapy, and we are so pleased you are able to benifit from this progress.  You are always in our prayers. Can't wait to see you walking down the pier this summer at Wawasee & probably on the wave runner again too!!  Anything is possible through Jesus. You are amazing!!


Love
Cheryl Markey
Cheryl Markey
Stated so well. You have come a long way and have ecperienced so much that only you can really know. We can agonize with you, have empathy for you but only you all know the depth of this life altering injury. The insurance companies are a blight and an insult to humanity. Greed is their motto. They parcel out their authorizations with stingy hands and closed minds. Many of us have had experiences with them that are not what we expected or were helpful in our time of need. How do they sleep at night? Fortunately, you all would not accept no for an answer and the status quo was not an option so you pushed into the future with fierce determination and searched out all the possibilities for the best possible recovery for Chris. It just shows you don't always have to accept the hand you are dealt. With hard work that none of us can realize, Chris escaped the worst of his injuries and has made an opportunity for a better life than it could have been. You deserve all the praise for that hard work and determination, the research you did to find the best opportunities and the stamina to get through it. You are admired by many. Have a safe journey home and much continued success, Chris.




Good luck on the walk.
Jean Snow
Jean Snow
Hi Chris, Congratulations , You are finally going home. I know this must seem a little scary to you and you must be sad to leave all the therapist and doctors and nurses that have been by your side since you first came there
but now you can start your life again and be with all your family and friends
who all love you. I am sure they are all waiting for you to come home. I will miss reading your post on here and hearing about your progress but hopefully I can get some news from Robbie Finkles mom. Take care and God speed. Jean Snow
Cheryl Markey
Cheryl Markey
Chris and family,


Great to have an update on your progress. You have accomplished so much and I know it has been a marathon in itself on a daily basis. You all would not take no for an answer and continued your search for the best possible treatment and with your hard work and amazing determination, you have gained so much. Hard to keep a good man down. What a family you have. I am happy to support your walk. It is a privilege.




Wishing you all a blessed Easter with continued healing from the true Healer.




Cheryl
Wade Roemke
Wade Roemke
You are an amazing man.  I am truly proud of the committment and fortitude you have shown to reach this important milestone.  I know that the battle is not over, and you will be challenged with issues from your accident for ever, but you will reach goals you never imagined you could reach.  good work, chris, - the exciting and most rewarding part of your life is just beginning.

 

Uncle WADE
Cheryl Markey
Cheryl Markey
Congratulations Chris, what an accomplishment! You have so many behind you. The best is yet to come. Safe travels to you and your mom. I know the whole family will be happy to be united again. Body, mind and soul have done a lot of healing, there is more to come. Keep the faith!
Helen Goller
Helen Goller
Wow!  Coming home.  How wonderful for you and your family and friends.  It is probablity a bit intimidating too. Know that all who know you are thinking and praying for you.  It was just yersteray as I was going through old photos there was a picture of you, Chris, Holly and Maggie looking down on the grass at lake Wawasee taking in your catch of fish.  You couln't have been more than 7 years old.  It brought a smile to my face of the adventures all of you were going to see and experience in the following years.  God bless you, Chris, and your loving family.


 


Helen Goller
Rie Sylvester
Rie Sylvester
Hi Chris, Monice, Allison & Gene - It is exciting to hear that Chris is making continual progress.  This is definitely a personality trait he was born with - persistence & perseverance.  I am in awe watching your video; there seems to be continual progress in spinal cord research & therapy, and we are so pleased you are able to benifit from this progress.  You are always in our prayers. Can't wait to see you walking down the pier this summer at Wawasee & probably on the wave runner again too!!  Anything is possible through Jesus. You are amazing!!


Love