It's a sad post today.
Yesterday at 4:22pm GMT the world lost an angel. Talia.
Talia was 13 and was suffering 2 types of cancer. She had been in the hospital for almost 6 months straight.
I didn't know Talia personally. I was one of her almost 900,000 subscribers on youtube and one of almost 500,000 "likers" on facebook.
This post is rather hard for me to write as Talia meant a lot to me. She was one of my biggest inspirations and taught me that you can be happy no matter what you're going through.
She is also the main reason that this blog exists. (For me).
Talia was an amazing makeup artist and also a covergirl. She sparked my love for fashion and beauty and without her, I probably would never have gotten into it enough to find people like Zoella and SprinkleOfGlitter who inspired me to blog.
I'm finding it difficult to actually believe she is gone. She was far too young and had so much coming up for her in life that she will never get to experience. Life isnt fair and she, of all people, did not deserve to go through this. My thoughts are with her family and friends right now.. If I'm finding this difficult I cannot imagine how it is for them.
Talia should not have passed away at 13. Nobody should pass away at 13. Nobody should have to go through what she, and so many others, went through.
As cheesy as this probably sounds, I want to.. live my life for her. If that makes any sense. Whatever I go on to do in life, I want it to be for Talia. I want her to be remembered. She was such a great girl with a spunky, outgoing amazing personality and I don't want people to forget that and see her as "another kid who had cancer" because she is so much more than that.
The most important thing right now is that she is happy, comfortable and pain free now. And that's all we've been hoping and praying for the past few months. Now my hopes are with her family, to stay strong.
Just keep swimming, Talia. You are forever in my heart.