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Sophie Cachia looks heartbroken as she spoons her dog in bed following split from Madeleine Garrick

Influencer Sophie Cachia has shown the reality of heartbreak after breaking off her engagement with basketballer, Madeleine Garrick. 

The former Australian Survivor star, 32, took to Instagram on Thursday to show herself in bed with her pet dog in the afternoon.

Sophie looked to be overcome with emotion, writing: ‘2:01pm This is what my Thursday looks like. And that’s ok.’ 

Influencer Sophie Cachia has revealed the reality of heartbreak after breaking off her engagement with basketballer, Madeleine Garrick. The former Australian Survivor star, 32, took to Instagram on Thursday to show herself in bed with her pet dog at 2pm in the afternoon

Sophie then went on to show herself getting dressed in activewear later saying she was picking up her children. 

‘Ok ok I’m up. Kinder pick-up and basketball training,’ she wrote. 

Sophie made the shock announcement she had broken off her engagement on Sunday evening. 

Despite not revealing the reason for the split, Cachia hinted at a breach of trust and said she made the decision to set a ‘good example’ for her two children.

Sophie then went on to show herself getting dressed in activewear, later saying she was picking up her children. 'Ok ok I'm up. Kinder pick-up and basketball training,' she wrote

Sophie then went on to show herself getting dressed in activewear, later saying she was picking up her children. ‘Ok ok I’m up. Kinder pick-up and basketball training,’ she wrote

Sophie (left) ended her engagement to basketballer Madeleine Garrick by making the announcement on Sunday (right), just eight months after she proposed

Sophie (left) ended her engagement to basketballer Madeleine Garrick by making the announcement on Sunday (right), just eight months after she proposed 

The break-up comes just one month after the pair began a long-distance relationship when Garrick moved to Florence, Italy, to work for a local women’s basketball team. 

‘It is with sadness and a great deal of pain that I have unfortunately made the decision to end my relationship,’ Cachia wrote on Instagram Stories. 

‘When I proposed, I did it with the guarantee of loyalty, trust, honesty and respect from my end. 

‘Despite the great deal of love I still hold, I have made this decision to lead by example for what I know I deserve in life for myself, and for my children – because we are all worthy.’ 

She added: ‘While I am hurting, life must go on. I still have to show up for work with my businesses and most importantly be a mum and role model to my two children.’ 

Cachia, 32, a businesswoman and former Australian Survivor contestant, made the shock announcement on Instagram on Sunday evening (pictured)

Cachia, 32, a businesswoman and former Australian Survivor contestant, made the shock announcement on Instagram on Sunday evening (pictured) 

She concluded by saying she did not expect the relationship to end so soon. 

‘This is unfortunately a position I really didn’t want to be in. Therefore, I beg of you, please let me be, to protect my children, my mental health and allow us to heal and move forward,’ she wrote.

‘I will not be commenting any further.’ 

Despite not revealing the reason for the split, Cachia hinted at a breach of trust and said she made the decision for herself and her children, daughter Florence, five, and son Bobby, eight

Despite not revealing the reason for the split, Cachia hinted at a breach of trust and said she made the decision for herself and her children, daughter Florence, five, and son Bobby, eight

It comes just a month after WNBL star Garrick moved to Italy for work after signing with local basketball club Polisportiva A.Galli Basket, leaving Cachia back in Melbourne with her two children, daughter Florence, five, and son Bobby, eight. 

Ahead of Garrick’s departure, Cachia shared a heartfelt Instagram post insisting their new long-distance romance was a stroke of fate and destined to thrive.

Cachia proposed to Garrick on Mardi Gras weekend in February, presenting her with a huge ring encrusted with three diamonds.

Cachia proposed to Garrick on Mardi Gras weekend in February, presenting her with a huge ring encrusted with three diamonds

Cachia proposed to Garrick on Mardi Gras weekend in February, presenting her with a huge ring encrusted with three diamonds 

The sleepwear designer was previously married to retired AFL star Jaryd Cachia, which ended before she began dating women.

‘I had a beautiful man in my life, I still do. He’s an incredible father and an incredible friend to me but why can’t women seek more?’ she told the No Filter podcast in 2020.

‘That married life I realised wasn’t what I wanted. And it wasn’t that I realised, ‘Oh, I like women now, I’m going to leave my marriage.’ it wasn’t that; I realised I wanted more.’

The sleepwear designer was previously married to retired AFL star Jaryd Cachia (left), which ended before she began dating women

The sleepwear designer was previously married to retired AFL star Jaryd Cachia (left), which ended before she began dating women 

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