Winners of the 2015 Meme Contest

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There were dozens of fabulous entries with many different themes: funny, poignant, sweet, honest, ironic and angry. They each share a unique perspective about life with IC and did a wonderful job educating others about IC and IC Awareness Month. It was hard to pick some winners because there were so many.!

First Place – Bella Raine

Angry gnomes playing bladder piñata… a hysterically accurate description of an IC flare with bladder spasms! Oh we laughed with this one!

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Second Place – Tricia Phillips

Some days we’ve just got to keep climbing that hill until we make some progress! You can do it and your IC sisters and brothers are standing behind you!

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Third Place TIE – Jason Crandall

Powerful, evocative, mesmerizing, true! Love, Love, Love this entry!

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Third Place TIE – CJ Baldwin

Well, honestly, isn’t this the truth! It is the all day, all night, needing to pee so you can never rest disease!

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Honorable Mentions

Yup! When Elmiron costs a whopping $1000 or more per prescription, who can afford that?
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Seriously? This is sooo true! Cats make wonderful heating pads and they always seem to know when we need them!

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Yeah, you know that look. The “Oh No”.. it’s another IC’er expression. Mmmcmmm…

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Like it or not, some doctors just don’t know how to, or want to, treat IC. some-doctors-approach-to-interstitial-cystitis-symptoms-icawarenessorg-b3a21

By | 2017-07-21T07:46:40-07:00 October 8th, 2015|Announcements, Meme Contest|Comments Off on Winners of the 2015 Meme Contest

About the Author:

My Google Profile+ Jill Osborne is the president and founder of the Interstitial Cystitis Network, a health education company dedicated to interstitial cystitis, bladder pain syndrome and other pelvic pain disorders. Representing the IC community, she has appeared radio and TV shows including the PBS “Healthy Body Healthy Mind” television series. She serves as editor of the IC Optimist quarterly magazine and has authored dozens of articles on IC. She spends the majority of her time developing new, internet based educational and support tools for IC patients, including the “Living with IC” video series currently on YouTube and the ICN Food List smartphone app!