Lee Carseldine discovered that his mother had a stroke and probably would not survive in the Monday night episode of Survivor: All Stars.
The mother of retired cricket player Elizabeth “Beppie” Carseldine died while Lee filmed the reality show in Fiji last September.
Speak against The Herald Sun. on Monday, the 44-year-old said he was only allowed to talk to his mother by telephone 40 days before her death.
“I told her that I loved her”: Lee Carseldine of the Australian Survivor (right) announced on Monday that he was last talking to his mother Elizabeth (left) 40 days before she died
“I just told her I loved her, just like every day I spoke to her,” Lee told the publication.
“We’ve always told each other that we loved each other, it’s something we do as a family.”
After hearing the news of his mother’s stroke, Lee immediately flew home, but it wasn’t fast enough because Elizabeth died within an hour.
“Of course you feel a bit guilty about being so far from home, but it didn’t really matter where I was, I could never be with her in time to say goodbye,” he said.
Tragic: Elizabeth ‘Beppie’ Carseldine (center) died while Lee Survivor: All Stars filmed in Fiji last September
Sad: In the Monday night episode of Survivor: All Stars (photo), a producer took Lee aside to break the tragic news to him before he burst into tears
In the Monday night episode of Survivor: All Stars, a producer took Lee aside to break the tragic news to him before he burst into tears.
“My mother has had a huge stroke and I don’t think she’ll make it,” Lee told his campmate Tarzan.
‘I have to go home, boys, I have to go home. It is really bad, it is bad ‘.
Lee hadn’t even left his Fiji hotel when he found out his mother had died, but came home as soon as possible to mourn with family.
Staying together: Tarzan campmate (right) consoled Lee as he burst into tears
In September last year, Lee revealed that his mother had died and shared a series of photos of Elizabeth over the years.
Lee showed one photo like a boy in his school uniform with his hand around his mother’s shoulder.
“I have lost the most amazing person in my life. A pillar of love, support, integrity, empathetic and caring soul that has stood side by side in every triumph and disaster in my life, “he argued in the position.
Radeloos: “My mother had a huge stroke and I don’t think she will make it,” Lee told his campmate Tarzan. ‘I have to go home, boys, I have to go home. It’s really bad, it’s bad ‘
‘It is because of her that I strive every day to be a better person. I was surprised at the amount of daily unconditional love and support she offered everyone who crossed her path, even if it was at the expense of her own health.
“She played an important role in placing a spiritual path of knowledge, acceptance, love, and dedication to the great man upstairs.”
Lee explained that his mother was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in early 2019.
“It was pretty aggressive and it was a daily fight with her pain, but she never gave up because she wanted to see her 4 grandsons grow up,” he wrote.
Carseldine History: In September last year, Lee revealed that his mother had died and shared a series of photos of Elizabeth over the years. Lee showed one photo like a boy in his school uniform with his hand around his mother’s shoulder
‘She chose not to let MND take full control of her body and continued to enjoy daily life. In the end, it was a stroke and not an MND that cost her life.
“Knowing that mom now has peace with her own mom is the only consolation I can take at the moment of loss.
‘The impact she has had in her short life on her four grandsons will be reflected in the coming generations and she can look proudly at the fine young men they will become.
‘RIP Elizabeth’ Beppie ‘May Carseldine. I do not know how to proceed, but I will continue to work for your legacy. ”
A true survivor: “I don’t know how to proceed, but I will continue to work for your legacy,” Lee said about his mother’s death last year.