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Nominations and voting begin on November 21, 2013 at 12:01 A.M PST. and ends on February 1, 2014 at 11:59 P.M PST.
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One cash prize ($300) will be awarded to the best MS blog, and $300 will be donated to the non-profit with the most ‘likes’ at the end of the contest period. TWinners will be contacted via the email account or website on or before February 29, 2014. In order to claim the prize, winners must respond via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 1, 2014. Responses must include full name, email address, and location. Prizes will be awarded on March 10, 2014. Failure to respond according to these stipulations shall mean that the winner forfeits the prize.
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Though the title of this site is a play on the "Got Milk?" campaign, author Bill McDonald warns that the question is actually serious. McDonald strives to educate the public about the disease and the challenges someone living with it faces. Once you navigate past the gravity, you'll find sections on jokes, humor, and funny pictures for a daily dose of laughter.
My Odd Sock
My Odd Sock is a blog written by an MS survivor. It catalogs the author's daily life and thoughts on pretty much everything. A section of the blog is devoted to a comical take on topics like living with a limp and a cane, "brain drain," and prescription drug commercials. The author does deal with more serious issues, but promises “no yucky reading."
Yvonne de Sousa.com
Yvonne de Sousa is an upbeat MS survivor committed to laughing through her experience with MS. (She claims that MS attacked her funny bone and missed.) De Sousa catalogs the most amusing and ironic issues in her everyday life with MS. Along with a blog, the site has a section with quotes that only those with MS can truly appreciate.
The MSadventures of Ms. CrankyPants
Ms. CrankyPants is a self-proclaimed hypochondriac with MS, but something she absolutely has is the ability to poke fun at herself and her life with MS. This witty and amusing blog serves as more than just a way for Ms. CrankyPants to take her mind off her symptoms. It also provides endless amusement for other MSers to giggle at and share their own experiences.