Monday, 23 April 2012

Repost - $200 Giveaway!! (HAWMC Day 23)

Day 23 of HAWMC is Health Activist's Choice, so I wanted to take this opportunity to remind everyone that I am currently hosting my first ever blog giveaway and I will be giving 1 lucky winner a $200 prepaid VISA gift card! I have reposted the original announcement below, please read it in its entirely for full details.

Originally posted March 27th, 2012

One year already, wow! On March 27th, 2011, I started "Blood, Sweat & Carbs" out of a desire to share my thoughts about raising a child with Type 1 Diabetes. I didn't know what direction it would take, nor how long it would last, yet 1 year and 12,000 hits later, here we are!

I've known for a while that I wanted to do something big for the blogiversary; a special thank you to my readers for their ongoing support, love, and comments. Then I stumbled upon Accu-Chek Canada's "Care to Win" contest and I knew exactly what I wanted to do! Accu-Chek understands that for successful diabetes care, an awesome support crew is a huge benefit, so they want to thank those supporters. How? In conjunction with their "We've Got You" campaign (for more details on the campaign itself, read my earlier post here), Accu-Chek Canada is currently running a contest on Facebook in which they are giving away $200 to one lucky winner, every week for 8 weeks, and a grand prize of a $3500 getaway (click image below to enter). In return, they are asking fans what they would do with the $200 if they won.

So what would I do with $200? Give it to you, dear reader. In fact, that is EXACTLY what I am going to do. Starting today, March 27th, 2012, I am launching my first ever blog giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a $200 prepaid credit card!! The contest is open to anyone, and all you need to do to enter is leave a comment on this post, before midnight (PST), May 6th, 2012, telling me what you would do if you won the $200. Be sure to include your name in the comment. Any comments without a name will be eliminated.

But that's not all. After leaving a comment on this post, earn up to 5 extra entries by doing any or all of the following:

1) Follow Blood, Sweat & Carbs via Google Friend Connect (1 extra entry)
2) "Like" the brand new Blood, Sweat & Carbs Facebook page (1 extra entry)
3) Share this post on Facebook (1 extra entry)
4) Follow @bloodsweatcarbs on Twitter and tweet about this contest (1 extra entry)
5) Blog about this giveaway (and send me the link!) (1 extra entry)

The lucky winner will be randomly selected, May 7th, 2012, via draw at Once drawn, the winner will have 72 hours to email me at to claim their $200 prepaid credit card or a new winner will be randomly selected.

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