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Demi-Leigh Tebow opens up about the death of her sister: 'I miss her every day'

2020-05-05 10:39
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (Photo: Getty)

In an emotional post on Instagram, former Miss Universe, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, spoke about the difficult time she experienced on the first anniversary of her sister, Franje's, death.

The model shared a photo of herself with husband, Tim Tebow, starting her message by saying how grateful she is to have him in her corner. 

"Today was one of those days. My baby sister, Franje, went to Heaven today exactly a year ago. I miss her every day and today should just be another day in the calendar but for some reason this specific day pulls more on my heartstrings than yesterday or the day before. I guess there's just something special about specific days and dates (sic)," she wrote. 

Demi opened up about how she struggled to call her parents because her eyes kept filling up with tears every time she tried to hit dial. 

"I tried getting dressed up this morning because putting on a pretty outfit, earrings, mascara and a lippie usually makes me feel better. Not today. Today all I wanted was to sleep, eat, and binge watch every This is Us episode so I didn't need to think about this day. I didn't though (sic)," she added. 

The beauty queen then went on to praise her husband for helping her get through the emotionally tough day, saying that he checked on her "about every 20 min". 

"He'd just pick me up on his lap and hold me. By the 5th time he came to check up on me he brought me excedrin and a puppy. It helped! Excedrin for my headache and our puppy for the heartache. Timmy, thank you for being the most incredible partner in the great days but even more in the awful days. I love you. I'm so grateful for you and I appreciate you so much (sic)."

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Some days I have no idea what I’d do without you @timtebow. Today was one of those days. My baby sister, Franje, went to Heaven today exactly a year ago. I miss her every day and today should just be another day in the calendar but for some reason this specific day pulls more on my heartstrings than yesterday or the day before. I guess there’s just something special about specific days and dates. It took me until 3h30pm to gain enough courage to call my parents because every time I tried hitting face time, tears just started flowing. I tried getting dressed up this morning because putting on a pretty outfit, earrings, mascara and a lippie usually makes me feel better. Not today. Today all I wanted was to sleep, eat, and binge watch every This is Us episode so I didn’t need to think about this day. I didn’t though. I tried keeping busy by being productive and getting work done. Tim came to check up on me just about every 20min. He’d just pick me up on his lap and hold me. By the 5th time he came to check up on me he brought me excedrin and a puppy ?? It helped! Excedrin for my headache and our puppy for the heartache. ?? Timmy, thank you for being the most incredible partner in the great days but even more in the awful days. I love you. I’m so grateful for you and I appreciate you so much. I have learned that if you state a situation you should always provide a solution to your audience - guys... my only solution is that my little sister is so immensely loved here on Earth and in Heaven, that her life had purpose and that we can have so much power in the promise of the life that awaits us in Heaven. Can’t wait to see you again someday my baba sussie ??

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