Grown-Up Trick or Treats
For those of us who graduated from trick-or-treating decades ago, Halloween is the simply the time of year when sweet temptations are everywhere ... and they come in guilt-free, I'll-just-have-one, miniature sizes!
Here are some grown-up ways to indulge without the bulge (and without the crazy blood glucose spikes) ... plus tips for weathering the "fun size" candy season.
Raspberry and Thyme Chicken Breast Parmesan Popcorn Berry Nutty Snack Mix Crispy Cajun Chicken Kosher-style Mushroom Soup Almond and Blueberry Pancakes Frisee Salad with Blue Cheese and Walnuts Grilled Vegetable Pasta Salad Smoked Trout with Pasta and Lemon Pesto Applescotch Pudding
Charlie’s 12-year anniversary with type 1 just passed and I still know nothing about this diabetes and why it hates us so much. As if to remind us that it was its anniversary, diabetes unleashed hell on Friday. Charlie was stranded well over 400 for hours and even tipped the scale at 580. Susanne pulled Charlie out of school and started what became a wartime exercise in futility. It was one of the worst blood sugar days we’ve had in years. ...