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LittleAprilShowers
Me and the hubby (jungleVIP) are disney addicts! We only make it to the park a couple of times a year, but we take it by storm when we do get to go. I also have a blog about doing Disneyland on a budget: themagicisfree.wordpress.com
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 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

August 3, 2015 10:19 AM  The Hub
I know they're not there very often, but I will stand in line all day to see the Tremaines. They crack me up. And make me feel better about my singing/dancing skills. Also love some Bert and Mary though.Β 

I'm always on the search for that @MickeyLumboCM character - philliprocks  1168.8 #140 9:44PM
- Voycekids  20.0 #6831 7:35AM
Here I amπŸ™‹ @philliprocks call me☎🎌🎎🍚 - MickeyLumboCM  1277.4 #122 7:08AM
My kids say that we are on a "goofy" stalking tour, when we go to Disneyland.  But, I just love him and his different outfits. I have been known to tear up around the big guy. - rasinahollar  143.0 #2761 10:00PM
Sweet - carminaire  707.0 #252 9:06AM
I know they're not there very often, but I will stand in line all day to see the Tremaines. They crack me up. And make me feel better about my singing/dancing skills. Also love some Bert and Mary though.Β  - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 10:19AM

 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

July 19, 2015 2:08 PM  The Hub
I was diagnosed at four. If they haven't already, his parents should talk to his doctor about an insulin pump. But that's a whooole other topic. With him being so young, he may or may not be on a ratio insulin regimen. If he's not, talk to the dr before the trip and see if they can give him a rate for correcting for carbs/blood sugars. This way he doesn't haven't to be the only one not eating a ch  More...

I was diagnosed at four. If they haven't already, his parents should talk to his doctor about an insulin pump. But that's a whooole other topic. With him being so young, he may or may not be on a ratio insulin regimen. If he's not, talk to the dr before the trip and see if they can give him a rate for correcting for carbs/blood sugars. This way he doesn't haven't to be the only one not eating a churro. Myfitnesspal.com has nutrition info including carb counts for lots of the items found at Disneyland, and a quick google search will usually find the rest. Also keep in mind that there are lots of low/non-carb goodies at dl: pickles, bacon-wrapped asparagus and turkey legs are a few of my favorites. Make sure you take a glucagon kit. All that walking can do a number on blood sugars! Hopefully you won't need to use it, but if you do, it might be a good idea to head to first aid afterwards since they can cause nausea for up to an hour after. Remember that first aid will store anything (like insulin) that needs to be kept cold, though honestly most brands are fine for 24-48 hours without refrigeration. If he's going to be with a large group of kids, I'd say that for me the biggest thing at this age is to make sure he still feels like a normal kid. A little tact and sneakiness goes a long way!Finally, especially if you're going for multiple days, remember that the preparedness needs to extend past the park. Almost every trip, I have a low blood sugar in the middle of the night, so I keep apple juice and fruit snacks right next to my bed. And I always make sure I have my insurance cards and doctors phone numbers, just in case. I'm sorry for the super long post...but I know how lonely this disease can feel. People lump it together with type 2 but it's entirely different! So please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any other questions.  - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 2:08PM
Yikes! That was long-winded. 😳 Sorry. - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 2:12PM
Nah--Not long-winded when it's chock-full of helpful and relevant info without being repetitive.  πŸ‘ - Spoonful_O_Sugar  600.3 #320 2:17PM
not long winded,  extremely informative! - MsTikiMermadam  371.1 #576 2:18PM
WOW thank you soo so much LittleAprilShowers! So much info that is so helpful! He has a carb ratio and just doing shots right now though I hope they think of doing an insulin pump at some point. I am reading to him all these responses and he is smiling so big that everyone is ants to help him so thank you thank you  - excmdlgurl  298.0 #868 2:25PM
Lol. Well tell him I'm jealous because I don't get to go till December! 😜 And seriously, if you have any questions, please feel free to  dm me :) - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 2:31PM
I work for JDRF and am happy to make myself available to any T1D folks needing information. I am the Director for JDRF in Northern Nevada. - AKMouse  473.2 #421 5:18PM
Thank you for all you do β˜πŸ»οΈπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 5:37PM
Excellent advice. Disney can be hard to find whole foods vs all the carbs and sugary stuff that the park is flooded with.  - Plumiegirl  9184.1 #4 6:39PM
My daughter is 22 now but was 9 at dx.... I just wanted to add childrenwithdiabetes.com is a community with a wealth of lnowledge.... My daughter is on a pump but in the early days of multiple daily injections we just had to learn how her body handled the day. Many times we weren't prepared that a thrill ride would drop her sugar and I would run to a Coke cart to get a soda. Having plenty of "free food" with you will be good as well as what you plan to use for lows.  - HalfCaff  437.9 #463 2:20PM
My daughter is 22 now but was 9 at dx.... I just wanted to add childrenwithdiabetes.com is a community with a wealth of lnowledge.... My daughter is on a pump but in the early days of multiple daily injections we just had to learn how her body handled the day. Many times we weren't prepared that a thrill ride would drop her sugar and I would run to a Coke cart to get a soda. Having plenty of "free food" with you will be good as well as what you plan to use for lows.  - HalfCaff  437.9 #463 2:20PM
I wish him the very best and my heart goes out to him for sure! One of my best friends and college roommates was diagnosed when we were 10 and her little boy when he was 4. I know it's so difficult but definitely possible to manage while at the parks and you've received some wonderful advice here.Β  - MinnieMousewife  886.5 #188 2:31PM

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 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

July 4, 2015 6:49 PM  The Hub
"Stuart, did you play with the apples while mommy wasn't looking?" "No". "Stuart, what did mommy say about little boys who lie?" "Little boys who lie should expect tragedy to visit them on a regular basis. Look what I can do!" 

"I was only gone for a minute!" - GoofyDavid  49.7 #0 9:06PM
You fed it after midnight didn't you? - TinyDancerTay  118.6 #3168 10:56PM
"What do you mean this isn't enough apples?" - MaleficentCheshire  13.3 #0 12:17PM
You place the caramel apple in the dish, like so, and the mini marshmallows just hop right on. Everything that happens here is magic... - TinkerAli  229.7 #1543 12:30PM

 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

June 26, 2015 10:13 PM  The Hub
I just want to ride white horses down Main Street hand in hand with John Stamos while "The Way You Look Tonight" plays softly in the background and the light from the fireworks perfectly highlights my eyelashes and cheekbones. No biggie. 

Just to be there, with my family and friends, spending the day and night laughing, having a great time, and making lots of memories. I'm a no frills sort of gal, so it's the simple pleasures that make my heart sing. - DarthTinkerbell  439.5 #460 10:49AM
Aww you are so sweet! - luvthemouse  218.0 #1695 10:51AM
Love it - missariel33  2111.9 #65 11:15AM
To have my family and friends be served Dinner on the Mark Twain At dusk, A Dixieland Band playing.  As Paddle Wheel rides the River.   - suzieq65  55.6 #4361 2:07PM
So true! I just love that both of my (teen and preteen) kids will still hold my hands walking through the park. - Yeti_Ing  63.0 #4168 9:28AM
To visit more often. Which seems about every 3 to 5 years. - dsnylvr1975  7.0 #13105 12:14PM
Im glad we get it go at least once a year. - luvthemouse  218.0 #1695 1:29PM
I'm with you! Going once a year would be a treat for some people haha - hendrixfamily  0.7 #0 3:40PM
Me too. Once a year to year and a half isnt enough - keepmovingforward  204.2 #1874 4:02PM
My Disney dream is the same every year... I love going on our annual family trip in December! My family is so awesome! - DisneyBallers  25.7 #6016 7:05PM
Awwww! - luvthemouse  218.0 #1695 7:51PM
β™«I have a dream. I hope it will come true. You are here with me. And I am here with you. I wish that the earth, sea, and sky up above would send me someone to lava.β™« - CM_Shadowgamer  2467.9 #49 7:06PM
I ❀️ed that Pixar short!!!! πŸŒŠπŸ’¨πŸ’§πŸ’¦πŸŒ‹πŸŒ„ - MommyandBash  181.8 #2159 7:20PM
Love it' - luvthemouse  218.0 #1695 7:52PM

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 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

May 8, 2015 8:30 PM  The Hub
I have absolutely nothing to back up my theory...but here it is anyway: the last major renovation to the attic took place in 2006, when the bride was pictured in portraits with five husbands whose heads disappeared. This year, they are adding the hatbox ghost. I think this is her sixth husband, therefore 6 husbands is greater than the '06 version. Mwaahaahahh!

Is the standby time an equation in common core math? - BeatleMike  635.3 #293 6:55PM
If it is, both logic and math are taking a serious hit in our public schools πŸ˜‚ - Spoonful_O_Sugar  600.3 #320 7:05PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5520.2 #17 7:22PM
Now explain how you came to this conclusion with words or pictures  - MarshaMouse  4704.5 #22 7:26PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MarshaMouse  4704.5 #22 7:26PM
Yes, yes it is!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MinnieMousewife  886.5 #188 8:32PM
i just pissed myself  - Dave   12988.4 #2 10:14PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ask Ty to translate if for them!!! - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  1263.0 #123 12:09PM
Well 6 < 6 would be rewritten in math as 6:6, which could mean genesis 6:6 "the Lord regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and his heart was deeply troubled," but that can't be right - BeatleMike  635.3 #293 7:29PM
it said 01 in the early afternoon. - MsTikiMermadam  371.1 #576 5:44AM
Maybe the spirits are playing games - fab5  150.0 #2645 5:59AM

 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

May 3, 2015 7:43 PM  The Hub
Love it!

Very cute!! - DebbyMouse7531  507.2 #16 7:20PM
Thank you! - MaleficentLuv  62.4 #4182 7:39PM
Love it! - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 7:43PM

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 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

May 3, 2015 10:11 AM  The Hub
I'm in the middle of planning my second mini's first birthday...it's going to be jungle river cruise themed, and this picture just got me excited all over again!

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I'm in the middle of planning my second mini's first birthday...it's going to be jungle river cruise themed, and this picture just got me excited all over again! - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 10:11AM
How cute! - LuvsTigger  1497.3 #101 10:17AM
Oh that will be adorable!  I would love to see pictures! - IDVandalSkipperCM  2386.9 #53 8:53PM
- evilemohand  769.4 #224 9:50AM
Love riding this at night - fab5  150.0 #2645 5:27AM
- valj84DisneyDeppAddict  205.5 #1852 10:40AM

 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

May 3, 2015 10:20 AM  The Hub
i see me trying to position my head so it lands perfectly in the middle of the "o". Not sure if that's because I have a weird sense of humor or just because I'm that cheapπŸ˜‚

i see me trying to position my head so it lands perfectly in the middle of the "o". Not sure if that's because I have a weird sense of humor or just because I'm that cheapπŸ˜‚ - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 10:20AM
Lol! - fab5  150.0 #2645 12:04PM

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 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

April 13, 2015 4:59 PM  The Hub
My Jafar signature looks almost exactly like it. And I remember vividly that it was Jafar because I had quite an embarrassing moment trying to get it πŸ˜œπŸ˜‚

Tigger? - makeitbluesaysmerriwether  35.5 #5193 11:09PM
Just checked our autograph book, our Tigger doesn't look like this.  - LuvsTigger  1497.3 #101 8:20AM
My guess is Jafar. It looks like the J is also the F so the top says Ja and the bottom says Far. My best guess. - MellieKay  195.5 #1982 6:33AM
I think it looks like Princess Ariel with a crown over the P - Alicewhoareyou  1984.1 #71 8:41PM
FYI that is not an approved autograph for any of the characters listed. Must have been someone's take on it - justcallmeKP  263.8 #1163 4:03PM

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 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

March 17, 2015 4:10 PM  The Hub
That's where I'm going to marry John Stamos the next time.

Awwww πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’– This totally made me tear up! - SPandEvLover  3797.8 #33 2:46PM
You mean I still have a chance at getting married?!??? Yippee!!! Next time I go, throwing my coin and making my wish!!! Congrats and best wishes to the lovely couple!  - verofern  138.0 #2840 3:34PM
I will pass the good wishes along to them - MintJulep  237.5 #1436 1:33PM
This is so sweet, may they have a long, happy marriage.  - Minnieme79  37.6 #5077 8:42PM
#lifegoals - Mia Mouse  29.8 #5631 9:09PM

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 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

March 1, 2015 7:00 PM  The Hub
Feed the birds, tuppence a bag.

Feed the birds, tuppence a bag. - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 7:00PM
Kinda of eerie looking. - keepmovingforward  204.2 #1874 7:02PM

 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

February 3, 2015 4:08 PM  The Hub
Picking your nose?

Are you eating ice cream? - HalfCaff  437.9 #463 4:11PM
Waiting for Al and Jazzie? Or peeps on ToT? - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5520.2 #17 4:18PM
Yes! At the exit waiting for the brave ones. :) - UndefinedEeyore  196.7 #1963 4:20PM
So happy you could visit the parks! - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1169.0 #139 9:18PM

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 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

February 1, 2015 10:03 AM  The Hub
Thank you for both!

I just bumped a post for you but it didn't say anything about WOC or fireworks. I believe they both start back May 15 but I wouldn't be surprised if they wait until the 22nd since they will both be new shows, I don't see them showing the old shows for 1 week & I doubt they will show the new ones 1 week early - UTDISNEYFAMILY  1628.6 #96 9:30AM
mist likely yes WOC will be dark. Maybe not the fireworks though I've heard the one they have for the interim is kind of lackluster @IDVandalSkipperCM or another CM may be able to better answer. Also, who doesn't love Carmel!!!! Lol - missariel33  2111.9 #65 9:33AM
Thank you for both! - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 10:03AM
we are going the last week of Feb-the way I see it, its a trade off. Ive come to terms with the fact that WOC, critter country and some of my favorite rides will be closed for refurb. I was especially sad to see the castle will be under tarps :( HOWEVER...Im really looking forward to the lower crowds! I would much rather have fewer attractions, but ones that I can actually see and enjoy without masses of people clogging every nook and cranny! ;) But I honestly can't imagine a "bad" day at the parks-so Id go whenever you can! - KangaRoo  127.9 #2983 10:09AM

 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

November 27, 2014 10:30 AM  The Hub
please add me! I have the perfect shoes to wear with that. Lol.

Yes please, add me. Thank you! Happy Thanksgiving!😊 - mrscttlemstr  308.7 #808 7:04AM
Please add me,thank you  - jlo1288  227.5 #1572 7:29AM
Please add me for @@MrMickeyMuska. Thanks so much. - keepmovingforward  204.2 #1874 11:24AM
Add me, love the shirt!  Thanks!!  - chiss720  61.3 #4214 12:03PM

 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

November 27, 2014 10:40 AM  The Hub
Going to my inlaws where dinner will be served at least two hours later than we were told, so all of my dishes (which will finish exactly on time) will be served cold.πŸ˜’ But later me and my darling sister in law are going to the Ulta Black Friday sale so we can get all of our pretties for the year. Yay!

Staying in phx. And going to McDonald's a double whopper and some tacos. I might splurge and get some curly fries and a soda. Then gonna sit down and watch the Houston oilers play the Detroit Tigers on the old television.  After that I might make me a fire outside and tell stories to the dogs - grumpyinphx  540.8 #359 3:42PM
Oh yeah splurge for the curly fries and soda...YOLO.  Happy Thanksgiving πŸ˜ƒ - Linzee  1095.6 #154 4:26PM
We'll probably have a fire outside too. The weather here should be amazing!  We deserve it since we survived the summer. Lol. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.  - DisneyGrandma  865.6 #199 5:00PM
Happy thanksgiving DisneyGrandma have a wonderful day with the family  - grumpyinphx  540.8 #359 5:09PM
Except for the simple fact that Whoppers are at BKπŸ˜‚ get yo Big MAC on, mi amigo. Hope you are feeling better😊😊((hugs)) - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5520.2 #17 5:41PM
And McDonald's don't have taco or curly fries - grumpyinphx  540.8 #359 5:41PM
grumpyinphx Thanks very much!!! - DisneyGrandma  865.6 #199 6:11PM
The tacos and curly fries are JIB!  Happy Thanksgiving! lol - Alicewhoareyou  1984.1 #71 7:36PM
You are right alicewhoareyou. - grumpyinphx  540.8 #359 7:46PM
Dude...you better stop calling my team names! I'm gonna wear my jersey just for you tomorrow!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - DarthTinkerbell  439.5 #460 7:47PM
love the egg rolls!πŸ±πŸ˜‚ - Alicewhoareyou  1984.1 #71 8:01PM
I was waiting for someone to catch the fact that there is no more Houston oilers  and the Detroit Tigers are a baseball team - grumpyinphx  540.8 #359 8:07PM
The egg rolls are good  - grumpyinphx  540.8 #359 8:16PM
Whoa!! I cannot call you out on EVERYTHING!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Ok, next time, fair game and it's ON!! Like Donkey Kong! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5520.2 #17 9:33PM
Funny Jack in the Box egg roll story. Once I asked the cashier if there was any meat in the egg rolls. Her response..."No. Just pork." The look on my face must have been priceless.  - DarthTinkerbell  439.5 #460 9:54PM
Mrs churro you are on..Pork is only meat to Hawaiians. . Lol - grumpyinphx  540.8 #359 9:58PM
Lol fun! I go to my mother in laws for traditional thanksgiving lunch very small 6 ppl then to my aunts for thanksgiving where there's 3 turkeys 2 deep fried one traditional all the sides U could ever want mmmmm can't wait for the deep fried ones!  This was fun thanks ! - mickeyat78  1828.4 #82 3:30PM
Busy lady!!  Post some pics on IG of the food spread 😊Happy Thanksgiving  - Linzee  1095.6 #154 3:53PM
Happy thanksgiving mickeyat78. Have a great day tomorrow  - grumpyinphx  540.8 #359 5:14PM
Going to my inlaws where dinner will be served at least two hours later than we were told, so all of my dishes (which will finish exactly on time) will be served cold.πŸ˜’ But later me and my darling sister in law are going to the Ulta Black Friday sale so we can get all of our pretties for the year. Yay! - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 10:40AM
thank you linzee for a post that has been so fun to goof around with plus  share family traditions. happy hollidays to all - toarrispirate  124.1 #3057 8:29PM

 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

November 27, 2014 10:36 AM  The Hub
We have a red black silver and white tree. We buy an ornament every year at the park, so it's slowly but surely becoming a christmas tree.

- jabs  272.3 #1081 2:31PM
Of course I do! - sisterfrog1  12.1 #9040 2:45PM
We have a red black silver and white tree. We buy an ornament every year at the park, so it's slowly but surely becoming a christmas tree. - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 10:36AM
People don't have disney trees?! - Bassplayerswife  405.2 #516 10:38AM

 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

November 25, 2014 6:05 PM  The Hub
Lion King. Hands down. Oh wait...I hate multiple choice.

Wall-e! It has a beautiful love story. You could snuggle under a blanket, hold hands, and watch the movie - hippoluver  280.3 #993 5:14PM
More sad? Wall-E is sadder for a longer part of the movie but Up made everyone cry within the first 15 minutes so it's tough. I would probably say Up is sadder. - missmimi90  2002.4 #69 5:17PM
It's been a long time since we've seen both. WALL-E is on the Disney Channel right now, so I'll have a better idea once we finish watching both.  - jlipstone  331.8 #688 5:23PM
Neither - Lelundrial  571.5 #334 8:05PM
Up!!! Everytime:) - MouseketeerforShort  340.3 #659 8:30PM

 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

November 17, 2014 10:09 AM  The Hub
Thank you for keeping it family friendly 😜

Intentionally left out :) - CT4625  35.9 #5181 7:21AM
Thank you for keeping it family friendly 😜 - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 10:09AM
Lol! - Acuna_Matata   853.0 #200 10:19AM
Ahhhh you went to sleep?? Lol. I dont see a pic here.... - evilemohand  769.4 #224 5:52AM

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 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

November 12, 2014 7:32 PM  The Hub
That's nice. I'm waiting to win the lottery. 

That's nice. I'm waiting to win the lottery.  - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 7:32PM

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 562.8 #339 (DL Qual #206

October 30, 2014 2:13 PM  The Hub
Love it :)

Love it :) - LittleAprilShowers  562.8 #339 2:13PM
Awsome  - missymel  61.7 #4204 2:20PM
Oh where oh where are you working now @msdizmaui???☺ - WaltSentMe  329.5 #701 11:40AM
Wyndham on the west side.  - msdizmaui  645.4 #289 2:02PM
You look great!  - PixiePirateMaid  331.6 #692 1:51PM

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