Chrishell Stause Opens Up About Losing Both Parents to Lung Cancer: 'I Miss You Every Day'

“There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t wish we caught it sooner so we could have maybe had more time together,” Chrishell Stause wrote in an emotional Instagram caption on Friday

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Chrishell Stause is opening up about losing her parents.

The Selling Sunset star, 40, posted a heartfelt and emotional caption to Instagram on Friday honoring her late parents, who both died of lung cancer a little more than a year apart — her mom in July 2020, and her dad in April 2019.

"Today is #worldcancerday and it was 2 years to the day that I found out my mom was suffering from the same lung cancer that took my dad the year before. PLEASE get your checkups and second opinions. 🙏🏼," Stause began her post.

"There isn't a day that goes by that I don't wish we caught it sooner so we could have maybe had more time together. My heart is with all of you that have lost someone to this terrible disease," she continued.

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Added Stause: "My parents were always the life of the party🥰 I had a dream last night with them laughing so vividly. 🥰 I wish we took more pictures and videos when we were together. I wish I didn't hold a grudge so long on things when they were just trying their best."

"If anyone is reading this and mad at a loved one- Life is truly too short. Please let it go if you can. Try and see things from where they are coming from and the tools that they have. I miss you everyday," she concluded.

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Stause first announced her mother's death in an Instagram post nearly two years ago, writing in part, "In disbelief that you are gone. Feeling just about every emotion, but I find comfort knowing Dad is up there taking care of you and showing you the ropes like only he could."

Just a year prior, the All My Children actress penned an emotional tribute to her dad after he died, writing, "I grew up in an unconventional family and my dad was a drummer-the heartbeat of the music. Today we lost the heartbeat of our family but I am happy knowing he took his music to heaven. It just got alot more rock and roll up there. We love you so much."

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