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Goodnight Eva

Please send some love to Tessa, who just lost her little girl Eva last night.

What a difference a day makes.

Yesterday I was excited about Eva’s new high chair and today there is no Eva to sit in it.

Last night at around 9pm Eva woke crying. Both I and my amazing and brave housemate Ess went into comfort her. Ess passed her to me and we could tell something wasn’t right. Eva was taking great gasping breaths. Then suddenly she stopped.

She started to turn purple around the lips and it was at that point that Ess took over, putting Eva back down and starting chest compressions. We kept going until the ambulance and fire trucks arrived and then they took over. By 9.30pm they gave up and let my little girl relax.

A simple cold one day, and gone the next.

I don’t have clever metaphors today. I don’t have creative flow or inspired words. I have all encompassing grief that abates…

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11 thoughts on “Goodnight Eva

  1. you really never know what to say. No words to describe the empathy you feel for the unfathomable. I’m so sorry for her but it sounds like Eva lived to the fullest and was loved deeply. Hugs to this amazing little family.

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