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Demi Lovato's Sister Shares Thankful Message on Singer's Birthday: 'Today Could Have Been One of the Worst Days of My Life'

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Demi Lovato performs onstage during 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2017 presented by Capital One at The Forum on Dec. 1, 2017 in Inglewood, Calif. 

Demi Lovato turned 26 years old on Monday (Aug. 20), and her sister took to Instagram to share gratitude that Lovato is alive following her reported overdose.   

"Today could have been one of the worst days of my life," Madison De La Garza wrote alongside an adorable throwback photo of herself and Demi. "But instead i get to spend it thanking God, the incredible doctors, demi's team, and everyone across the world who offered their support - without all of these people i wouldn't have my big sister anymore."   

"i've been thinking about how i wish that everyone could see the silly little things that she does, like how her nostrils move when she says certain words and when she brushes my hair behind my ear when i'm trying to sleep, because those are the things i'm thankful for today," she continued. "They seem so small, but those little things make up my sister - not a singer, not a celebrity, and definitely not what she's been described as in the media - she's a daughter, a friend, and my big sister... and i am so, so thankful that i can tell her happy birthday."   

 

today could have been one of the worst days of my life, but instead i get to spend it thanking God, the incredible doctors, demi's team, and everyone across the world who offered their support - without all of these people i wouldn't have my big sister anymore. i've been thinking about how i wish that everyone could see the silly little things that she does, like how her nostrils move when she says certain words and when she brushes my hair behind my ear when i'm trying to sleep, because those are the things i'm thankful for today. they seem so small, but those little things make up my sister - not a singer, not a celebrity, and definitely not what she's been described as in the media - she's a daughter, a friend, and my big sister... and i am so, so thankful that i can tell her happy birthday. #happybirthdaydemi ❤️

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The girls' mom, Dianna, reposted Madison's message, adding, "Thank you for all your love and prayers... I am truly blessed." Lovato is reportedly in a facility in Chicago receiving treatment.