Then, Stefan, from Wythall, took Heidi
to a vantage point so she could read the message - before getting down on one knee and offering up a ring.
The couple are determined not to let Heidi
's death be "for nothing" and are now actively fundraising for sepsis research charity FEAT, as well as increasing awareness of symptoms so that other parents do not have to suffer similar heartache.
But they've been left heartbroken after being told Heidi
, who has type 3 SMA, wouldn't qualify for the only-known treatment because she can no longer walk the required five steps.
'I was in agony, with constant lower back pain that meant I didn't sleep for over a year because I didn't like to lie down,' says Heidi
. 'I just wasn't hungry and the diarrhoea was relentless, but still doctors couldn't work out what it was.
The Hills returns to MTV: Heidi
and Spencer Pratt reunite cast at VMA's to debut New Beginnings
Tom Kaulitz, 29, is the lucky man this time, a guitairst for German rock band Tokio Hotel, having swept Heidi
off her feet during awards season a year ago before popping the question at Christmas.
Susan Gilmore told pol-ice: "Heidi
said, 'Have you ever held on as it goes up?' "Heidi
grabbed the shutters.
The Round Rock-based Heidi
Group promotes alternatives to abortion to low-income women.
has created a real sanctuary of healing for mind and body to be visited on a regular basis.
Fundraising efforts included Heidi
's son, nine-year-old Charlie, organising a school race which raised PS680.
The competition requires contestants to model in a ball gown, cocktail dress and strip down to their swim wear for the bikini round - but despite the attack knocking her confidence, Heidi
said she's ready to take on the challenge.
, from Garden City, Deeside, and Evie, from Treuddyn, both pupils of Ysgol Pen Coch, Flint, did the walk with friends and family along the Flintshire Coastal Path from the Queensferry Hotel in Garden City and back.