While most people were sipping margarita's and eating guar and chips this past Cinco de Mayo, Alex and Mary Fish were tasked with saying goodbye to their beautiful and precious lil boy, Teddy Fish. That sweet lil boy, is no longer hurting, but is flying high with his super cape in Heaven. I'm glad he is no longer hurting, but I'm incredibly heartbroken for his parents.
I've posted about Teddy before, and have kept up with Mary's online journal. She is a fighter and her writing is incredible moving and sad. You feel her pain and her anger. She knew something was wrong with her son, and everyone told her it would be okay. How cruel the world can be.
Teddy's Facebook page posted this picture on Monday. I cried when I read it and cried when I texted with my friend C-Lo about Teddy. This lil boy touched so many people and we are all grieving now that he is gone for the world.
Below is what was written with the picture.
"Today is a very sad #TeddyTuesday . Yesterday the strongest Superhero around lost his yearlong battle against Menkes. It was the strength of #TeamTeddythat got Teddy's family through some of the tough days, and they will need our strength as their toughest days are yet to come. We hope you will join us in sharing this picture with your friends and family in support of both the Fish and Coffey families. We will forever love you Teddy Fish....all the way to the moon and back. Rest in peace angel baby."
*Here* is his heartbreaking obituary. My heart hurts for his parent's. I can't imagine what Alex and Mary are facing. And my heart hurts for all of the parents and children affected by Menkes. I pray a cure is found, and soon. No parent should bury their baby, ever.
If you have a minute, please say a prayer, send good vibes or good thoughts to his family. There is really nothing that can be said, to make things better. But, I believe good breeds good and the Fish family needs all the good and love they can get right now.
< 3 We love you Teddy Fish! < 3