"This is for you Mimaw. You at 26 on my arm while I'm 26, and forever. I love you more. ❤️," she wrote alongside two photos of her new body art, which is a portrait for her Mimaw, as Lovato calls her. "Thank you @_dr_woo_ for making her come back to life for me.. it’s stunning and the most meaningful tattoo I have ever gotten. ????."
"This morning I lost my world and the world's most special woman," the pop star captioned the image on Instagram. "I miss her more than words can even describe. There is an emptiness in my heart that only her spirit can fill and I pray that I will feel her by my side every single day until we meet again."
The former Camp Rock star attributed her strength to her Mimaw, praising her ability to hold on and keep smiling, even after the death of Lovato’s grandfather, the year before, then her Uncle Jeff’s passing in January 2016.
In a lengthy post shared via Instagram on Tuesday, the singer posted a snap of her and her best friends, hip-hop artist Sirah and actor Matthew Scott Montgomery, thanking them for their never-ending support.
"Thank you for never leaving me in my darkest moments, for always drying my tears.. even when they’re from watching Moana," she gushed. "Thank you for being loyal, honest and so grateful for every little thing.. like crying because we swam with fish/sharks/stingray and coral reef. I’m so lucky to be best friends with two incredible souls who are so talented and creative because it inspires me daily. And you’re so supportive of me and every little thing I do."