Amy Value, 69, was first identified with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in 2017 when docs warned she may have as little as two and 5 years left to reside.
IPF causes scarring on the lungs, which makes it arduous for the physique to soak up oxygen, and will get worse over time.
Amy now makes use of an oxygen provide at house and is at the moment primarily based in Spain the place she hopes the hotter climate will assist her situation.
In a brief movie for Steph’s Packed Lunch, Katie meets folks affected by a terminal sickness and seeks recommendation from professionals.
“My mum is my absolute rock, my very best pal and to be informed she’s obtained an incurable respiration illness breaks my coronary heart,” she says.
“Sadly, she hasn’t obtained lengthy left to reside.”
The brief movie additionally exhibits Amy calling Katie throughout a remedy session with mindset coach, Will.
“My mum’s fairly robust, she’s accepted it, however she’s not one among these individuals who will dwell on it despite the fact that I do know it’s in your thoughts,” she stated.
Her mom coughs whereas saying: “I haven’t given up but. I’ve obtained the settle for the truth that I do know I’m going to deteriorate.”
The truth star urged her to show up the oxygen on her machine to cease the coughing however Amy responds by saying she’ll “be all proper in a minute”.
Katie was fast to hit again, saying: “It’s since you don’t need to flip it up. That’s why – you don’t need to depend on it.”
The movie comes months after Amy and Katie appeared on Good Morning Britain and spoke about how they’ve been coping with the analysis and their relationship.
Talking on the present Amy stated: “What with Covid and every thing, if I catch a chilly or Covid there’s simply no hope, so that might be the top of it for me.
“However I’m pushing to see if I can get on the transplant record, as a result of there isn’t a treatment and there’s nothing else they’ll do for me actually.”