Astrid Nicole

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A Crocheted Unicorn Mask for a Dog

It probably took a lot of loving patience for Ravelry user Hiroko Fukatsu to crochet this unicorn mask for her dog, and it probably took a lot more of it for her dog to pose for pictures in it.<p>[via Fashionably Geek]


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Cancer robbed me of my health; now, I'm taking it back

Today is my chemo anniversary. A year ago today, I started chemotherapy.<p>Is that something you celebrate? Is it something you even acknowledge? I've had mixed feelings about marking an anniversary that changed my life.<p>Before I was diagnosed, I was in my prime. I was 34 years old and undoubtedly in …

Report: Cancer will be No. 1 killer in U.S.

In 16 years, cancer will become the leading cause of death in the United States, surpassing heart disease, according to a new report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The number of new cancer cases is expected to increase nearly 45% by 2030, from 1.6 million cases to 2.3 million cases …

Making time for your health: Plan ahead

There's not enough time.<p>That is the excuse I used for 19 years. There's not enough time to prepare healthy meals. Not enough time to plan healthy snacks. Not enough time to exercise. Not enough time to get a good night's rest. There's not enough time.<p>I stopped using that excuse on September 8, the …

Persia in New York

Beyond the tragedy of Brooklyn-based band the Yellow Dogs, a vibrant scene of Iranian artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and actors is flourishing in America, centered in New York. If there’s a silver lining to the story, it’s the chance to recognize and celebrate the vital work of Iranians …

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