Bradley Lowery's mum opens up on how she copes the with loss of her little fighter
In an emotional post on Facebook page Bradley Lowery's Fight Against Neuroblastoma, Gemma said she keeps herself busy with the charity set up in her son's name to distract her from the pain she feels.
The Blackhall six-year-old tragically died July 7 this year after a long fight with with cancer neuroblastoma.
His touching journey affected thousands of people across the world, who followed his story on social media.
His family have since set up charity the Bradley Lowery Foundation which looks to support other families with children suffering from illness.
In the post, Gemma said: "People ask me how I’m doing and my reply is always the same, “I’m taking each day as it comes, I have good and bad days.”
"I keep myself very busy with the charity so I don’t have time to think about the pain I feel.
"I dream about him every night, I talk to him every day but nothing will bring back the physical connection I had with him. "The cuddles, the kisses, his voice telling me he loves me, and his little giggles when he was being a tinker. "
Gemma went on to say her focus is now on doing everything she can to support other families.
She said: "My home is too quiet, my heart has a big hole in it that will never be filled.
"However I get up each day and I carry on because I want to help other children.
"I want to support other families.
"Helping others helps my grief, it helps me to look to the future.
"Bradley did so much for childhood cancer and raised awareness.
"His smile was known world wide it could brighten anyone’s day and I made a promise to my baby I will continue the good work he started.
"If you having a bad day remember things can be worse. #smile"