Cherishing every minute. Little People, Big World star Amy Roloff opened up about her mother’s health struggles in a heartfelt new message shared on Instagram. The TLC alum spent the weekend in Michigan with her parents and brought along her boyfriend, Chris Marek, for the trip.

Amy, 54, explained how she likes to take a “piece” of Michigan back home with her to Oregon — now more than ever. “This time the moments meant so much more, maybe because I’m not so sure when the next time I’ll get to share a day, a conversation, a meal … w/ my Mom and Dad,” she wrote in her thoughtful caption, while sharing a montage of photos from their fun-filled getaway.

“As I get older and look back and see how much time has gone by to how many days I have to look forward to — not so much the number of days but more in being sure I’m grateful for the moment I have right now,” Amy continued.

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The reality star said she was so grateful that her boyfriend was able to tag along, so they could all make memories that she could cherish forever. “I loved that Chris was by my side and able to come out again and share in the moment and hang out with me too. Sharing, gathering, thankful for now,” she added.

“My mom is hanging in there,” the LPBW star revealed. “She’s still able to get around a little — she’s determined and her mind is strong, but her body is weak. Just try to take time to appreciate moments everyday before they slip away. Love to you all.”

As fans may recall, Amy previously revealed that she had traveled back home in June as her mother wasn’t “doing so well,” and had to be hospitalized with a bone infection. She wrote at the time, “Just need to appreciate the moments, what she can do and the days that are left.”

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