As Jay promises to make what could be her final Christmas, unforgettable.
When Lola and Jay go to see the specialist about the clinical trial Ben found, Dr Cunningham breaks the news that it’s too soon to try this route, warning Lola that miracles rarely happen. Leaving Ben broken to hear it was a waste of time.
Back at home, Lola feels awful after snapping at Lexi and Jay tells Ben they have to make this Christmas unforgettable as it could be the last one they ever have together.
Having made up, Lola and Lexi start plaiting each other’s hair and Lexi is horrified when her mum’s hair comes out in her hand. Leaving Lola devastated to contemplate the dark future ahead of her.
As Lola and Jay discuss her hair loss, he promises her that he’ll always love her and at the concert, Lola approaches Denise and asks to come back to work as she’s not going down without a fight.
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