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Our fantastic DD3 has lost her battle.

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3girlies Sat 28-Jul-12 12:01:30

Our beautiful and brave DD3 lost her battle against a brain tumour on 2nd July.She was 6 years old. The end came very quickly, just 2 wks after we were told it had spread, though she had been ill for a few weeks, we were hoping it was just the chemo hitting her hard. So devastated, I am weeping all the time it seems, how can you help the other children cope when you can't do it yourself?
I am glad she died at home in our bed with me, my worst nightmare would have been a long slow decline in Birmingham Children's hospital, I am trying to comfort myself with this one thing. The grief seems unbearable otherwise.

FarloRigel Wed 08-Aug-12 22:48:39

What a gorgeous wee girl. I am so sorry for the loss of your darling Flora. Our friends lost their beautiful daughter just weeks ago to childhood cancer also, it is a terrible, cruel illness and I am so sorry your little girl had to go through any of it . My DD has a big heart shaped locket with wings on with a photo of her friend in to wear when she feels very sad, perhaps your girls would like to do that too. She also decorated a sky lantern all over with her felt tips in her friends favourite colour and released it. You can also get lovely memory boxes from Winston's Wish they can collect little things that remind them of her in. Thinking of you and your family.

ChippingInNeedsCoffee Wed 08-Aug-12 22:22:14

3girlies Lovely photos, thank you for sharing them with us x

It's so unfair and so frightening how such a healthy looking child can go downhill so quickly sad I think your husband is right and in time you will feel some relief that she didn't suffer for longer - but right now it's too raw for that and all you can think about is the time lost with her. It's just so so so bloody unfair. I wish we could all shoulder some of the pain for you or better still, if I'm wishing, bring her back to you.

Collecting the ashes is so difficult isn't it - partly you are relieved at having them & yet on the other hand it's so final... it's all wrong, so wrong having to do it at all. There's nothing to stop you keeping them, you could always have them buried/scattered with you...

Lots of love & strength

buzzgirly Wed 08-Aug-12 16:39:23

Thank you for sharing pictures of your lovely family. Flora is gorgeous!

Life is so unfair, it is so awful that she has been taken from you.

Thinking of you all, big huggs xx

boohoohooshouldhavewongold Tue 07-Aug-12 18:02:56

What beautiful girls, they really are x

ConnieBelle Tue 07-Aug-12 17:49:28

Oh 3girlies so so sad.

JuliaScurr Tue 07-Aug-12 10:28:58

sending best wishes

MollyMurphy Tue 07-Aug-12 03:29:26

Thinking of you and wishing you well. Im so sorry

goingmadinthecountry Tue 07-Aug-12 01:49:15

What a beautiful littlle girl. I lost one of my twins at 24h many years ago but it really is absolutely nothing compared with losing a child you have that shared time with. 3girlies and expat I admire your strength so so much. It really is the most unfair horrible thing in the whole world. Like everyone else here I'm sure my 4 children (even though eldest is 18) are the centre of my life. You people are truly fantastic.

expatinscotland Mon 06-Aug-12 23:41:20

Flora is gorgeous, girlies!

BlueGuinefort Mon 06-Aug-12 21:16:49

(sorry, hope that smiley wasn't misjudged)

BlueGuinefort Mon 06-Aug-12 21:15:50

You have beautiful children, girlies smile

WheresMyCow Mon 06-Aug-12 15:40:07

Your girls are beautiful 3girlies thanks for sharing their pictures with us.

Thinking of you and sending hugs x

pixiestix Mon 06-Aug-12 15:03:27

She is lovely 3girlies.

cupofteaplease Mon 06-Aug-12 14:56:13

All 3 of your girls are beautiful, I'm so sorry that Flora passed away and your other girls have lost their little sister. It looks like she loved her family very much!

WoollyWoolfe Mon 06-Aug-12 14:18:14

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BigBoobiedBertha Sun 05-Aug-12 16:09:42

What a gorgeous family. Flora was beautiful. You must be very proud of all your girlies.

Still thinking of you all and sending you strength.x

RatherBeOnThePiste Sun 05-Aug-12 15:36:34

Bless you for sharing that with us 3g, Flora is beautiful, sparkly and bright, all three of your daughters are......just lovely.

Thank you X

Keeping you all in my thoughts and sending you much love and a great big hug.



Thumbwitch Sun 05-Aug-12 15:18:17

What a gorgeous little girl, 3girlies. Just beautiful.
(((hugs))) xx

3girlies Sun 05-Aug-12 15:12:42

Have just uploaded a pic of Flora to my profile, hope it works.
Thanks for all your messages and thoughts. x.

JuliaScurr Sun 05-Aug-12 12:25:23

Hope it's a little bit more bearable today

graciew Sat 04-Aug-12 20:09:32

RIP Flora. xxx

goygoy Sat 04-Aug-12 19:58:05

I'm so sorry. Thinking of you and your family xx

flubba Sat 04-Aug-12 10:13:06

So very sorry 3girlies

bbface Fri 03-Aug-12 20:52:11

So deeply sorry. So sorry. Wish I could be more articulate at times like this. The strength of my feeling and sympathy for you and your family is intense.

My love

Ample Fri 03-Aug-12 20:49:55

I am so very sorry x

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