When Halloween Gets Scary
You may be wondering when we would post the final Halloween trick or treat pictures, but unfortunately, our Halloween was a true nightmare. We were awoken early in the morning by my 5 year old, Remy, announcing that she had thrown up. Normally, a not very fun wake up call, but because of suspicious symptoms she had been experiencing, it was even more concerning. A quick pediatrician appointment and a few uncomfortable tests later, we had orders to head over to the Children's ER. Diagnosis: Type 1 Diabetes.
We spent Halloween, the following day, and most of November 2nd in the hospital trying to get her out of Diabetic Ketoacidosis as well as receiving a rigorous education program on how to manage her condition. The poking, the prodding, and the looming dread of life changing news is still a lot to take in. We apologize if things have been quiet or even slightly delayed from our usual speed, but we have had some shocks and adjustments to handle. We appreciate everyone's understanding and the support we have already started to receive during this time.
Special shout outs to CHOC for their incredible care and kind professionals. And a huge thanks to my mom for making Zara so comfortable and happy, she never once feared what was happening.
Now, that being said: Remy wanted to wear her costume to be admitted into the hospital. So we popped them on both girls and snapped some quick pictures in our backyard before leaving for the ER. They had been asking to be Ghostbusters (particularly Erin (played by Kristin Wiig) and Holtzman (played by Kate McKinnon)) for months, so we had these whipped up on Etsy. I am sure we will find another occasion to break them out, but in the meantime, here were some fast snaps of their looks.