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    OK after seeing the post that Mbcube had put up about defib Tshirts (hysterical you should see them) I figured why not.
    A little research and I found this.


    We can do shirts, mugs, tote bags, bumper stickers etc. with all proceeds going to HCMA!!!

    We need cheesy sayings, logos, artwork, cartoons, clever and witty ?????
    You tell me!!!

    We have a great base of creative people out there so lets put it to good use.

    If you have artwork/ picture files send them to my direct email
    [email protected]

    We'll draft a few moderators and Lisa to be judges and put them into production.

  • #2
    Re: Contest

    Ok this is a blatant attempt by me to keep this on the top of the pile.

    Any thoughts ideas?

    Should I just dump this attempt to raise money for the HCMA????


    • #3
      Re: Contest

      No, I don't think you should dump the idea. I think it'd be great to have a t-shirt sales, (especially a funny t-shirt), fundraiser for the HCMA. I have some ideas, but my brain is just not pulling them together. In addition to HCM, I'm also trying to think specifically of those who have had myectomies, ICDs, and a-fib issues, etc.

      I'll put my husband on it. He can be witty with a bit of a dry sense of humor. Sometimes reminds me of Marc/MBCube and Doug/Bucky. Anyway, let's keep brainstorming!
      Philippians 4:4-9; Wife, & 39 yo Mom to 9 year old son and 6 year old son/daughter twins; Diagnosed with HoCM 1999; Cleveland Clinic Myectomy and ICD, January 2006.


      • #4
        Re: Contest

        Just a few off the top of my head:

        "HCM is for lovers"

        "Because size really does matter"

        "Big heart, warm _____"
        "Some days you're the dog... some days you're the hydrant."


        • #5
          Re: Contest

          Caution, I'm a Hybrid!

          You know what they say about a guy with a big heart. . .

          My myocardial cells are not the only thing in disarray!

          My ticker is bigger than your ticker!

          Fighting SCD one day at a time

          Intel inside!

          On _ _- _ _ - _ _ I found out I had HCM
          On _ _- _ _ - _ _ I decided I wanted to Live! (insert next day date)

          HCM the disease that keeps on giving. . .
          Diagnosed @ 48
          Saw Dr. Michael Debakey @ age 5 - "He's fine, just a little noisy"
          Father to 3 boys 22, 25, 29 (all currently clear - pending genetics)
          AICD - Valentines Day '08, Spark Plug replaced 11/14
          After much research, I had a Myectomy @ Mayo for my 50th Birthday '08
          Quietly going insane . . .


          • #6
            Re: Contest

            "Take another little piece of my heart."
            Myectomy on Feb. 5, 2007.


            • #7
              Re: Contest

              "Drive longer with a Supercharged Heart"


              • #8
                Re: Contest

                That's a great one Rhoda, and in a similar vein how about just...



                "Batteries Included"
                "Some days you're the dog... some days you're the hydrant."


                • #9
                  Re: Contest

                  "HCM'ers pump harder"
                  "Some days you're the dog... some days you're the hydrant."


                  • #10
                    Re: Contest

                    Hi everyone, here are some of my brain-storming ideas to add to the list!

                    HCM'ers have the biggest hearts/big hearts

                    HCM'ers open their hearts to others

                    HCM is not for the faint-hearted

                    HCm'ers have thick hearts, smart brains and good looks...

                    HCM'ers know that it's not the size of the man that matters but the size of the heart

                    HCM...go with all your heart!

                    Bye for now...Alison, Auckland, NZ


                    • #11
                      Re: Contest

                      Rebuilt pump, hot wired and new valves
                      should go for another 100,000 miles

                      No that's not a scar ~ it's a life line.

                      I beat Darwin ~ I survived

                      They just keep getting cheesier


                      • #12
                        Re: Contest

                        Originally posted by wkevind View Post
                        They just keep getting cheesier
                        Cheesy is good!

                        "ICD on board"
                        "Some days you're the dog... some days you're the hydrant."


                        • #13
                          Re: Contest

                          Great ideas!

                          Anybody got any good ones for pre or post surgery "recovery wear"?

                          You know how you felt before and right after. Lets get some ideas that can add a bit of twisted humor to a grim situation. Could make for a great gift to help ease someone thru the scary stuff.

                          "you should see me on a bad day"

                          "I used to think I was invincible"

                          " Ta Da!"


                          • #14
                            Re: Contest

                            OK so maybe nobody thinks "recovery wear" is fashionable???

                            How about scar humor?

                            "Scars are tattoos with a story"

                            "This scar cost $10,000. per inch"

                            "Show me yours, I'll show you mine"


                            • #15
                              Re: Contest

                              Could do a redneck one!

                              With a picture of a heart and then it says.
                              My Oil Pump is out but I'm still racin' for points!

                              "Put that wand near me and I'll show you how shocking it can be!"

                              Or a shirt with a defib pic on it and then it says
                              "Don't tase me Bro!"

                              " I can be very shocking at times"

                              "Wanna touch my defibrillator"
                              (My sick friends at work always want to feel what it's like)

                              See if I can think of some more!

                              Mary S.