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Pumpkin’s Husband Worries About How Anna’s Loss of life Has Impacted Her Psychological Healththeinsiderinsight

Lauryn “Pumpkin” Efrid’s husband Josh Efrid has causes to be involved for her wellbeing following the loss of life of her sister Anna “Chickadee” Cardwell.

In PEOPLE’s unique take a look at the Friday, July 5 episode of Mama June: Household Disaster, Josh fears for his spouse’s psychological well being and the impression that Anna’s loss of life has left on her psyche.

Whereas watching Pumpkin scroll on her iPad gadget, Josh suggests they cuddle up on the sofa and watch a film, however she declines. Finally, when he asks what she’s searching for, she replies, “It isn’t one thing that I actually need to take a look at, however stuff to place Anna’s cremains in.”

Josh Efird on ‘Mama June: Household Disaster’.

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“I have been with Pumpkin for nearly 10 years and I’ve seen some harm been dealt over time however shedding Anna has been the worst that I’ve seen,” Josh tells the cameras of Pumpkin’s psychological state. “I preserve pondering tomorrow she’s going to rise up, she’s going to need to do one thing, she’s going to need to eat [and] then it does not come.”

“I am doing all the pieces I can round the home to distract the children nevertheless it’s similar to they want Mamma P again for positive,” he provides.

Pumpkin displays on how troublesome it has been to “sit right here and decide one thing” to carry the cremations of her 29-year-old sister who was taken too quickly. In a candid dialog, she opens up about how Anna’s loss of life has made her notice that all the pieces can change in “a blink of a watch.”

(L) Lauryn ‘Pumpkin’ Efrid on ‘Mama June: Household Disaster’.

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“Now that Anna’s handed, everyone within the household is having to take care of the repercussions,” Pumpkin tells the cameras about how Anna’s loss of life has reminded her of her personal priorities. “[Anna’s] youngsters stay elsewhere. I do not need my household or my youngsters to ever have to fret about that.”

“It is open a minimum of, my eyes, loads on all the pieces like eager to be ready for that second in my life or Josh’s life. You are not promised tomorrow actually something may occur,” she sighed.

She later reminds Josh that they “do not actually have a will” ought to something occur to them. “Who’s gonna increase my youngsters, my mom [Mama June Shannon]? I do not need that,” Pumpkin factors out earlier than suggesting they search out a lawyer.

(L-R) Pumpkin and Josh on ‘Mama June: Household Disaster’.

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All of the speak about getting their affairs so as makes Josh emotional. As he wipes tears from his eyes, he opens up about how Anna’s loss of life has additionally left him rattled.

“Anna passing at 29 is a really large eye-opener,” he says to the cameras. “To have your priorities in line, it is scary. It truly is and me and Pumpkin must get on it — quickly.”

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Anna died in December 2023 after being recognized with stage 4 adrenal carcinoma in January 2023. She was 29.

Mama June: Household Disaster airs Fridays at 9 p.m. ET on WEtv.

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