Lisa Curry bid farewell to her daughter Jaimi at her funeral earlier this month, following her death at the age of 33.
Since then, a devastated Lisa has shared several gut-wrenching social media posts about grief and her ‘unbearable sadness and anger’.
But on Wednesday, the three-time Olympian documented her trip to the beach on Instagram, and hinted that she was finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.
Healing: On Wednesday, Lisa Curry documented her trip to the beach on social media, and hinted that she was finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel after the death of her daughter Jaimi earlier this month
‘Just “pawsing” for a moment to take in some joy’: The three-time Olympian spent the morning at Stumers Creek, near Coolum Beach on the Sunshine Coast
‘Just “pawsing” for a moment to take in some joy. Mali’s first time at the beach…. being a farm dog this was all new to her,’ Lisa captioned the photo, which was taken at Stumers Creek, near Coolum Beach on the Sunshine Coast.
Lisa smiled for the camera as she waded through shallow water in a pair of denim overalls and a white billowy top.
‘So happy to see your smile,’ a fan commented, while another wrote: ‘Wonderful to see you and pooch experiencing some joy, a brief escape from grief.’
One follower suggested the beach was a great place for soul searching and ‘healing’.
‘So happy to see your smile’: Lisa received heartfelt messages from fans, one of whom suggested the beach was a great place for soul searching and ‘healing’
‘So many flowers’: Earlier this month, Lisa thanked her friends, family, and the general public for their support following the death of her daughter Jaimi
Earlier this month, Lisa thanked her friends, family, and the general public for their support following the death of her daughter Jaimi.
In an emotional Instagram post, the former competitive swimmer shared several photos of the many flowers she’d received since Jaimi’s passing.
Lisa said that she’d received support in many different ways, from people sharing their own stories of grief with her to strangers hugging her on the street.
Heartbroken: In an emotional Instagram post, the former competitive swimmer shared several photos of the many flowers she’d received since Jaimi’s (left) passing, and also spoke of her ‘unbearable sadness and anger’
‘To the people in the street who come and just hug me… thank you,’ she wrote.
The retired athlete then admitted that losing her daughter had tested her strength.
‘I seem to be going through waves of different emotions, unbearable sadness to anger…. I’m usually the one strong one but now I’m leaning on others for strength… so thank you,’ she added.
Gut-wrenching: Following Jaimi’s death, Lisa had confessed on Instagram that she didn’t know ‘what to do’ with herself while carrying so much grief
Following Jaimi’s death, Lisa had confessed that she didn’t know ‘what to do’ with herself while carrying so much grief.
She wrote on Instagram: ‘I don’t know what to do…’ alongside emojis depicting a sad face, a broken heart and an angel.
Lisa also alluded to her daughter’s battle with demons that led to her death, saying that at least now they would haunt her no more.
Pure love: Prior to her death, Jaimi had expressed her desire to one day have a family of her own, and absolutely doted on the children in her family. Jaimi (left) is pictured her younger half-sister, Trixie (right)
Family ties: Lisa is pictured with her son Jett (left), surviving daughter Morgan (right) and her grandson Flynn
‘Our little angel, you can now rest peacefully. Free of pain, free to flourish and free to grow, free to just be,’ she added.
‘Jaimi, as dad and I lovingly held you when you took your first breath, we lovingly held you as you took your last. Goodnight sweet girl… we hope you have a nice long sleep.’
Jaimi died at Sunshine Coast University Hospital on September 14, after a long battle with alcoholism and an eating disorder.
She was buried at a 100-person funeral on the Sunshine Coast, which was attended by her parents, sporting greats Lisa Curry and Grant Kenny, and her younger brother, model Jett Kenny.
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Private battle: Jaimi had long battled an eating disorder, with her family supporting her through years of treatment at a private clinic. Jaimi (left) is pictured with her family at her sister Morgan’s 2016 wedding