Lisa Curry has made an emotional look on The Morning Show, opening up about her deep heartbreak following her daughter Jaimi’s tragic dying final 12 months.
Former Olympian Lisa Curry has made an emotional look on The Morning Show, breaking down in tears as she addressed the lack of her daughter Jaimi, who died after battling an consuming dysfunction final 12 months.
Jaimi, the primary born to Curry and former Ironman Grant Kenny, was simply 33 years previous when she died in hospital in September 2020, with Lisa sharing her deep heartbreak with followers on social media over the previous 15 months.
Speaking on Channel 7’s The Morning Show this morning, Lisa sobbed as she tried to explain the ache of the previous 12 months.
“You have been on the thoughts and every one of our fans and followers,” host Kylie Gillies started as Lisa buckled over in tears and apologised for not with the ability to converse as she briefly disappeared off display.
“You have been open about the toll the past 15 months has taken on your health, so many people out there including other mums can relate to how you are feeling,” stated Kylie.
“Sorry,” Lisa repeated, as her husband Mark Tabone’s arm appeared subsequent to her.
“Sorry, hang on. The reason why you haven’t sent anything is because I can’t because this happens,” she stated as she wiped her eyes.
“It has been really hard and people have been really supportive.
“I think what I have learnt most is that every second person walking along the street is going through the same thing, so it’s really important to be empathetic of people and be kind to people and just know that people are walking around, feeling like this all the time but people don’t know about it. So yeah, it’s very difficult.”
The 59-year-old, who can also be mom to mannequin Jett Kenny and Morgan Gruell — who introduced her third being pregnant final month — went on to say that her household has helped her by way of the tough time, naming grandsons Flynn and Taj who’ve been “keeping her occupied”.
“Morgan is pregnant again, which is beautiful,” she stated.
“And Jett is really good, he is doing lots of great things and grant is good, except is struggling a lot as well and Mark has been amazing, as usual. We just had Morgan’s 31st birthday party two nights ago so that was a fun night, good to have a good night out have a good laugh,” she defined.
Morgan welcomed her second baby together with her husband final 12 months, simply weeks after the dying of her huge sister in November 2020.
Marking the primary anniversary of Jaimi’s dying in September, the previous skilled swimmer took to social media, posting a video with pictures of Jaimi all through her life to the tune of Alexandra Burke’s cowl of Hallelujah.
Curry stated she would by no means have thought her life can be the way it was now and nonetheless remembers the “gut-wrenching, heartbreaking moment” the place her household needed to say goodbye.
“Grant and I feel broken. I’ve lost myself. But each day I try to continue on, one step at a time to get things done, to continue being a mother, a granny, a wife, a friend, a business owner … at times distracting myself so much that I can’t think of anything,” she posted.
“But then the quiet times come and everything comes flooding back, every feeling, every memory and I feel like I’m drowning in the pain.
“Today, at 7.10am, as she took her last breath a year ago, we honoured Jaimi by being at her favourite beach to lay flowers into the ocean.
“I hope that wherever she is – above, or at arms length in spirit energy she can still see and feel the love.
“Remembering you always our beautiful girl.”
The household launched a public assertion after Jaimi’s dying, saying she had misplaced her battle with a long-term sickness and died peacefully in hospital.
Jaimi reportedly battled alcoholism and an eating disorder.
In July, Lisa was hospitalised for 5 days with extreme ache described as like “a wide squeezing band about my chest and back” as a consequence of grief.
She informed Instagram followers that a number of exams have been unable to search out the reason for the ache and “everyone is stumped. But you can’t test for heartache”.