Sarah Foster

Staring Parrots and Wobbly Alpacas: Finding Peace with HD

After being diagnosed with Huntington’s disease, Sarah Foster found comfort in an ~un~emotional support animal – a pet store parrot.

86 Relationships & Social Patient Stories

When Asthma and Wanderlust Go Head to Head
5 mins
article
Cróna Tansey

When Asthma and Wanderlust Go Head to Head

4 Ideal Ways to Support a Loved One with Fibromyalgia
6 mins
article
Rob Obey

4 Ideal Ways to Support a Loved One with Fibromyalgia

The Caregiver's Stress Triad: Fear, Fatigue, and Failure
7 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

The Caregiver's Stress Triad: Fear, Fatigue, and Failure

Lockdown Helped with Migraines - Now They're Back with Force
5 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Lockdown Helped with Migraines - Now They're Back with Force

"Like a Sledgehammer to the Gut": Recognising Panic Attacks
7 mins
article
Claire Eastham

"Like a Sledgehammer to the Gut": Recognising Panic Attacks

These Social Media Scare Tactics are Damaging Our Mental Health
7 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

These Social Media Scare Tactics are Damaging Our Mental Health

Chronic Illness and the Pandemic: How Did Some of Us Cope?
10 mins
article
Laura McKee

Chronic Illness and the Pandemic: How Did Some of Us Cope?

Social Anxiety at Work? Do These 4 Things
7 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Social Anxiety at Work? Do These 4 Things

6 Top Tips for Managing a Rare Pituitary Condition
7 mins
article
Stephen Harris

6 Top Tips for Managing a Rare Pituitary Condition

Migraine and Your Mental Health
42 mins 2 secs
podcast

Migraine and Your Mental Health

Depression, Burnout, or Both? Here's How to Tell
10 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

Depression, Burnout, or Both? Here's How to Tell

Not Just Normal Aging: Living with Huntington’s Disease
5 mins
article
Sarah Foster

Not Just Normal Aging: Living with Huntington’s Disease

Life Beyond Cancer: The AfterThoughts Wrap-Up Episode
43 mins 30 secs
podcast

Life Beyond Cancer: The AfterThoughts Wrap-Up Episode

Holidays with Chronic Illness: Planning Makes Perfect
6 mins
article
Robert Joyce

Holidays with Chronic Illness: Planning Makes Perfect

Grieving for Your Old Life after an MS Diagnosis
9 mins
article
Barbara Stensland

Grieving for Your Old Life after an MS Diagnosis

No One’s an Island: Finding My Pack with MS
6 mins
article
Birgit Bauer

No One’s an Island: Finding My Pack with MS

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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