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.

78 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

The 3 Biggest Worries for Family Caregivers
7 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

The 3 Biggest Worries for Family Caregivers

How My Children Feel about Family Life with a Chronically Ill Parent
12 mins
article
Laura McKee

How My Children Feel about Family Life with a Chronically Ill Parent

Coming to Terms with Chronic Illness as a Family
10 mins
article
Laura McKee

Coming to Terms with Chronic Illness as a Family

Coping with Chronic Illness During COVID-19
10 mins
article
Laura McKee

Coping with Chronic Illness During COVID-19

8 Tips to Help Your Kids with Asthma “Fit in”
4 mins
article
John Bottrell

8 Tips to Help Your Kids with Asthma “Fit in”

Cancer, Telling It Like It Is, and Marrying Jon Hamm
48 mins 46 secs
podcast

Cancer, Telling It Like It Is, and Marrying Jon Hamm

PCPs are Human Too: When Doctors Get Cancer
51 mins 23 secs
podcast

PCPs are Human Too: When Doctors Get Cancer

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

Life Beyond Cancer: The AfterThoughts Wrap-Up Episode

Decades Too Late: A Letter to My Family about HD
5 mins
article
Sarah Foster

Decades Too Late: A Letter to My Family about HD

When Cancer Can’t Stop You from Aiming High
55 mins 7 secs
podcast

When Cancer Can’t Stop You from Aiming High

Managing ADHD Impulsivity in a Relationship
3 mins
article
Nerris Nassiri

Managing ADHD Impulsivity in a Relationship

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

5 Tips to Communicate ADHD to Your Partner
4 mins
article
Nerris Nassiri

5 Tips to Communicate ADHD to Your Partner

ADHD and Long-Term Relationships: 7 Tips to Keep the Spark Alive
4 mins
article
Nerris Nassiri

ADHD and Long-Term Relationships: 7 Tips to Keep the Spark Alive

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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