Jake Booth Feature in the Ft. Myers News Press


Jake Booth and his story of inspiration, triumph, bravery and a miracle. This will also be on the cover of the Ft. Myers News Press this Sunday (4/24/16). Video at the link as well.

If he had taken the last six pills in his prescription bottle, Jake Booth may not have needed the miracle that returned him to his family.

Had he finished his course of antibiotics, his family believes he could have avoided the heart attack, the coma, the feeding tubes and much of the agony the family’s been through.

While Jake was in a coma for 42 days, doctors didn’t think the Bonita Springs resident would ever wake. But his wife, Jasmine Stanley, never gave up.

“I know Jake will be OK,” she said, as he dozed in the bed at Promise Hospital in Fort Myers. “I just know it. I truly, truly believe it, despite evidence to the contrary. ”

Jasmine, Jake’s brother, parents and friends from Minnesota to Florida waited six weeks as Jake, 35, slept, weathering medical scares, emotionally crippling diagnoses, and difficult choices.

Then, Jake awoke. Three weeks later, he smiles. He laughs. He recognizes visitors. He does more each day.



Jake Update: 4/21/16

International High Five Day

It’s International High Five Day so High Five everyone! Jake continues to improve daily. He had PT today and did really well. He asked if he can try walking so that’s on tap for tomorrow so he just leveled up his Bad-ass Cloak for 2+ Hit Damage.

The Ft. Myers NewsPress was in with him today to finish their story for the front page of this Sundays edition! They said to me that Jake’s story is so inspiring he deserves the cover! Which is a true story. More to come on that.

Keep visiting. He loves it. Thank you to everyone who has visited. I hear about it every day and I can’t tell you THANK YOU enough. I’ll personally thank each and every one of you when I’m there next weekend. I’ll set up something for Friday or Saturday night. More to come in that.

#JakeIsAwake #Miracles

It’s a New Day, Yes it is!

Today was a good day! First and foremost Jake Booth had his Trach removed, which is step one towards finally this guy a case of tacos from Taco Bell, some meatball subs from Subway, some Arby’s Beef and Cheddars and some chocolate milk. Jake sat on the edge of the bed. He sat in a chair and went outside for some fresh air and to work on his tan. He had ice-chips and swallowed with no problems. He also had apple juice and apple sauce with no problems. A very good day I’d say!


Jake Update: 4/18/16


Jake Update: Jake Booth continues to improve daily. May remove tracheostomy tomorrow or Wednesday **Jason crosses fingers**. Almost Taco-Time bro. Had dialysis today so he’s probably exhausted. Other than that things are pretty good I’d say.

In other news I will be there in Ft. Myers from late Thursday, April 28 to Monday, May 2. I will be bringing Jake’s Hat. I can’t wait to give it back. Not sure if he knows about the hat or even cares about the hat. It’s important to me and I have to remind myself that he wasn’t in on the joke because he was napping. It’s symbolic. I stole it, told everyone I’d give it back when he asked me for it or he TOOK it back. Mocked him and his preeeeeciouuuuus. It’s happening. An honest to God miracle and I get to give it back. Symbolic. Look it up.

Got word today Jake will finally be featured in the Ft. Myers News Press. Look for it Sunday. On the cover. 🙂 I think this maaaaay be tentative but it looks like it’s happening. I put it here at the end just in case it’s not because this is more of a diary for Jake than anything else so when something happens I put it here. He’ll read this all at some point. Love you buddy. But… got word today that it’s a go. So… The Miracle in Fort Myers is going to go Global! Front page baby! Everyone needs a Miracle and Jake’s is Legit.

See you soon buddy.

#JakeIsAwake #Miracles

Jake Update: 4/15/16


Jake Booth Update: Jake seems to be getting better every day but of course it’s in baby steps. His mind seems to come back a little more and a little more all the time too. He’s even beginning to remember NCH pre-cardiac arrest.

When his wife Jasmine walked in the room and said hi he puckered his lips for a kiss. They watched Team America (FU€K YEAH) together. He did Physical Therapy and did very well. He said he missed Jazz and Eva. He wanted Jazz to sneak to the cafeteria to get him an iced tea. Jazz made him a calendar that’s also color coated to show his story and mark his improvements. When their pastor came in jake wanted him to pray and they did.

Baby steps buddy.

#JakeIsAwake #Miracles