Mallory Sauer, a 27-year-outdated Denver Fashion blogger, handed away earlier this week. Sauer was most recognized for her model weblog Sweet and Sauer and used the platform to share every day style suggestions in addition to her life with Crohn’s Illness and most cancers. Particularly, Sauer turned recognized for her brave postings that always featured her ileostomy bag. After we interviewed her again in October 2016, she spoke of her choice to put in writing about her sickness and the way it impacted her life:
“It’s been therapeutic to speak about what I’ve been going by means of and the way your angle can actually make the largest distinction of all. That’s one factor that folks have mentioned to me by means of all of this: ‘You’re dealing with this effectively,’ or ‘You don’t get upset.’ I wished to assist different folks. There are undoubtedly different folks on the market who're going by means of issues – possibly it’s most cancers, possibly it’s not – however going by means of powerful stuff the place it’s very easy to [say] ‘Woe is me. This sucks. It’s onerous.’ I wished to encourage folks to vary their angle. I’ve discovered that anytime I’ve simply change my angle, you may get by means of something.”
Because of Sauer’s optimistic angle and knack for model, she shortly turned an important a part of the Denver style neighborhood— however not solely as a blogger. Lacey Spruce, additionally a Denver style blogger, remarked that she was notably gifted in designing. “Mallory had an unimaginable eye for style and was a incredible designer. She liked her job as an attire designer at Sports activities Authority and she or he was so good at what she did,” mentioned Spruce.
To many Sauer was far more than a web site tackle, she was a buddy and continuous supply of inspiration. “She was the type of one who by no means gave up on her objectives and would put within the work it doesn't matter what,” mentioned Spruce. “When it got here to style, she was so good at encouraging others to strive new issues and to actually let their persona shine. That’s why she by no means stopped running a blog. She wished to indicate those who it’s okay to be your self – even with an ostomy bag you possibly can nonetheless be fabulous, trendy and authentically you.”
It's evident Sauer will likely be sorely missed by her mates, household and anybody who was impacted by her unwavering grace and power, of which there have been many.
“I had folks from all around the world reaching out to me,” mentioned Sauer. “It was overwhelming how many individuals have been grateful that I put it on the market and touched that I put it on the market, and that made all of it value it.”