(NEWSER) – "The bad news is, apparently, I'm dead. Good news, if you're reading this, is that you are most definitely not."

So begins Heather McManamy's goodbye letter. The 36-year-old Wisconsin mom died from cancer recently,Redbook reports, and her husband, Jeff, posted the inspiring letter to Facebook on her behalf.

Hello all,I am posting this on behalf of the love of my life. These are her words. Much love to all. - Jeff...

Posted by Heather McManamy on Tuesday, December 15, 2015

McManamy told ABC News in July that she received a terminal diagnosis in August 2014 and then began to write greeting cards for her 4-year-old daughter, Brianna, marking everything from her first breakup to her wedding day. They are "this physical representation of this is all of the stuff I'm going to miss," she said. McManamy's memoir, Cards for Brianna: A Lifetime of Lessons and Love from a Dying Mother to Her Daughter, is set to be released in April.

Photo: Facebook

Read the full story on Newser.com