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Halloween Your FACE.

Real Life Diabetes By October 31, 2014 Tags: 3 Comments

It’s Halloween!!  You know how I know?  Because overnight, every wall in my house is covered with construction paper jack o’lanterns and there’s a suspicious amount of candy up in this place. Halloween.  A holiday I really like, because dressing up is fun.  Costumes and candy? I can subscribe to that. And now I’m going to paste in a link…


Halloween Rules for Kids and Adults with Diabetes.

Blood Sugars, Diabetes Advocacy, Real Life Diabetes By October 31, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , , 8 Comments

Halloween DOES rule!!  It’s fun and gives people the opportunity to make costumes, hang out with friends and family, and collect some tasty treats and … Wait, you thought there would be rules?  Like actual rules to enjoying Halloween? There aren’t any set rules to doing the whole Halloween-and-diabetes thing.  Back when I was a kid with diabetes (we went…


Halloween Prep and Diabetes.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes and Family, Diabetes Memories, Diabetes Videos, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes By October 28, 2013 Tags: , , , 4 Comments

Between the finishing up of Birdy’s Spidergirl costume (a labor-and-tulle intensive endeavor), carving our pumpkin (she wanted a big Batman signal on it this year), and the creation of a cemetery cake (which Birdzone renamed “the grave garden” – a name I like more than the original), we’re getting our Halloween on here in a big way. Way back in…



Robot Life By October 22, 2013 Tags: , , 7 Comments

Last night, we checked out the Jack O’Lantern Spectacular display here in Rhode Island (we went to a similar one in Norwalk a few years ago – thankfully, the maddening theme music remains the same, and is permanently lodged in my head), and it was awesome.  Birdy was impressed, and a little nervous (though she claimed not to be), but…