The Veronicas’ Jessica Origliasso shares bittersweet Mother’s Day tribute to mum Colleen who is battling dementia
The Veronicas’ Jessica Origliasso has shared a bittersweet Mother’s Day tribute to her mum Colleen, 73, who is battling dementia and a rare neurological condition called progressive supranuclear palsy.
Posting to Instagram on Sunday, the pop singer, 36, uploaded a collage of photos and videos, alongside a heartfelt caption that began: ‘I would give anything to have another lifetime with you.’
She continued: ‘Happy Mother’s Day to my soulmate and bestfriend. Thank you for making a twinnie for me to love that’s just as sweet as you.’
So sweet! The Veronicas’ Jessica Origliasso, 36, (right) has shared a bittersweet tribute to her loving mum Colleen, 73, (left) for Mother’s Day
‘I am the luckiest girl in the world. I love you more than anything on earth. You are the strongest angel I’ve ever known.’
Jessica continued: ‘Thank you for always believing in me, and encouraging me to follow my heart. You are in everything I do and feel. Happy Mother’s Day my mummy.’
The Untouched hit-maker previously declared that she was celebrating Mother’s Day ‘every day’ in light of Colette’s health battle.
Love: Uploading a collage of photos and videos, the pop singer wrote: ‘I would give anything to have another lifetime with you.’ Pictured: Collette with Lisa and Jessica as newborn babies
‘Mother’s Day every single day with my hero & my best friend,’ she wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of herself cuddling up to her mother in October.
‘I really love this photo of us hanging out.’
Jessica and her twin sister Lisa’s mother has Lewy body dementia, which causes her thinking, memory and movement to slowly deteriorate.
‘You are my hero and the strongest soul I’ve ever known’: Jessica previously shared a heartfelt tribute to her mother (right) on her 71st birthday
In a recent video for Carers Australia, the sisters said that looking after their mum has been ‘challenging but rewarding’.
‘Caring for mama is the most challenging thing we’ve ever had to do, but it’s definitely the most rewarding,’ Lisa said.
She added: ‘We’re very lucky that we have each other. On days where emotionally it’s indescribably hard, we can really count on each other to understand.’
Heartbreak: Jessica often posts about her mother’s dementia battle on Instagram. Pictured together with twin sister Lisa (left)
‘We’re very lucky that we have each other’: In a recent video for Carers Australia, the sisters said that looking after their mum has been ‘challenging but rewarding’