Saturday 13 August 2022 07:34 AM Nick Cannon's baby mama Alyssa Scott reflects back on late son Zen's brain ... trends now
Alyssa Scott continues to mourn the loss of her and Nick Cannon's son Zen by sharing about how much her life has changed in the year since he went to the hospital for brain surgery.
On Friday, the model took to Instagram and recalled the harrowing events that played out on August 12, 2021.
'I can't believe it's been a year since what I thought would be a quick doctor visit turned into a 5 day hospital stay,' Scott wrote over a picture of their baby boy wrapped up in a blue blanket.
One year later: Alyssa Scott continues to mourn the loss of her and Nick Cannon's son Zen by sharing about how much her life has changed in the year since he went to the hospital for brain surgery
A mother's anguish: Scott chronicled the day she brought in her son for what she 'thought would be a quick doctor visit but turned into a five day hospital stay' and brain surgery
Scott went on to share how things were changing at a fast pace that frightful day, and that it soon turned into an emergency situation.
'We showed up at 9 and by 11:30 Zen was having brain surgery at 8 weeks old,' she continued. Zen later died of a brain tumor on December 5 at just five-months-old.
'I will never be the same. My body feels it. I've been on the verge of tears the last few days. Trying to keep a forward momentum. I miss my boy.'
Heartbreaking: Zen was just eight-weeks-old when he was brought in for a doctor's visit for what they thought was just a sinus problem; Cannon is pictured with his late son
Birthday tribute: Back in June, Scott paid tribute to her baby boy by sharing a video of Zen on Instagram on what would have been his first birthday
Back in June, Scott paid tribute to her baby boy by sharing a video of Zen on Instagram on what would have been his first birthday.
'Happy heavenly birthday Zen. At the root of all the emotions I have today there is insurmountable love. she began in the caption of the clip that begins with proud mother cradling her son as a newborn.
'I always try my best to remain positive but right now I can't help but cry out 'it's not suppose to be like this'. In my mind I can see him smashing his cake and crawling around, tugging at my legs. But the reality is I will be the one to blow out his first candle. I will be wishing he was still here with us. GO REST HIGH.'
Cannon would repost Scott's tribute, adding in the caption: 'The loving, nurturing,