‘Our beautiful daughter couldn’t beat the enemy’: Lisa Curry pays a moving tribute to her daughter Jaimi after her tragic death at 33 – and remembers when doctors told her she “ “ would not survive the night ”
Lisa Curry shared a heartbreaking tribute to her late daughter Jaimi, who died in September at the age of 33.
The 58-year-old Olympian celebrated four months of Jaimi’s death on Wednesday by sharing a photo of her favorite flowers on Instagram.
“Four months ago the doctor told us the news that we had been dreading for years, that Jaimi would not survive the night,” she began.
‘We miss her so much’: Lisa Curry (right) shared a heartbreaking tribute to her daughter Jaimi (left) on Wednesday, four months after her tragic death aged 33
Lisa continued, “ It was like they just pulled our hearts out.
“And even though we had prepared for the worst for weeks, months and even years and thought we were ready.
“Nothing … absolutely nothing prepares you for this moment or these words.”
“Our beautiful daughter couldn’t beat the enemy … but she fought and fought … every day. We miss her so much, ”she concluded.
Moving tribute: The Olympian, 58, celebrated the fourth anniversary of Jaimi’s death by sharing a photo of her favorite flowers on Instagram
Heartbreaking: She wrote in the caption: ‘Four months ago the doctor gave us the news we had dreaded for years, that Jaimi would not survive the night’
Last month, the former competitive swimmer opened up about her intense grief in an emotional post shared on Instagram.
“Somehow this change I find myself in now is testing my very being. Some days I don’t even feel like myself or more like me anymore, ” she wrote.
Lisa, who is also the mother of son Jett and daughter Morgan, said she refused to seek professional advice and preferred to grieve her own way.
Grief: Lisa continued, “Total disbelief, and even though we had been preparing for the worst for weeks, months, even years and thought we were prepared.” Photographed with Jaimi
“People tell me to seek help… from psychologists, doctors, people who have been through what I am facing right now… but I know in my heart that I have the answers myself” , she explained.
Lisa said that while acknowledging “ birth, death, and change, ” she finds the “ changes ” in her life since Jaimi Lee’s death to be the most difficult to navigate and overcome.
Lisa announced Jaimi’s death in an emotional social media post on September 15.
‘I don’t even feel like myself anymore’: The former competitive swimmer opened last month about her intense grief in an emotional post shared on Instagram
“Our beautiful daughter Jaimi lost her battle with a long-lasting illness and passed away peacefully in hospital yesterday morning with her loving family by her side,” she wrote at the time.
“ Our hearts are broken and the pain is unbearable, but we cherish every wonderful moment we have been able to share with our precious and beloved first child. ”
It was later reported that Jaimi had battled alcoholism and an eating disorder before his death in a Sunshine Coast hospital.
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Tragic: Lisa announced Jaimi’s death in an emotional social media post on September 15