The Digging Deep blog gathers voices of experts, survivors, parents, caregivers and patients to offer information and inspiration for everyone dealing with serious or chronic health conditions.
We believe that every young person struggling with illness has a story to share. We celebrate teen and young adult stories and insights in the voice of young writers
themselves on www.shadowsedge.com/blog
Sometimes you need treatments, but in my case, the best therapist has fur and four legs.
My mom, friend, and caregiver recently passed away this spring and the following is a list of things I forgot to thank her for.
With mindfulness and intention, no matter our current situations, I believe that we can all work toward goals that improve our lives.
A year after I first got ill, I was sleeping on a friend’s couch, jobless, utterly alone and out of options. Was this the rest of my life?
We appreciate your struggle. We know you are doing your best. And we are all with you, today and every day, on this journey through illness into the person you will become.
Ruthy has been there and so she knows: It’s hard to start college with chronic conditions!
UK teen, Ellie, describes what it’s like to be a teenager with cancer, from hearing the “C word” for the first time, to missing school, to the tragedy of being able to understand the seriousness of her diagnosis.
When I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at 19 years old, I realized that teenage limbo is much more complex after a cancer diagnosis.
To be frank I started blogging because I felt alone, in hopes of fighting that feeling and letting others known that they don’t have to fight this fight alone.