Health knowledge made personal


When I found out that my heart was failing in October 2007, I found myself with a large list of phone calls to make and return, and continue to do so with each new piece of information. enter: this blog. come here for the latest. About me: I am 27, I live in NYC, and I am on a non-stop quest for... Full Bio
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A Thank You

My name is Pamela Del Vecchio – I am the mother of Lauren Del Vecchio-Zaleski. On July 19, 2013, I held Lauren in my arms as she took her last...

In loving memory of Lauren Zaleski

My name is Thomas, I am Lauren’s (the author of this blog) husband. It saddens me to say that Lauren passed away on July 19th. I am honored to...

Mind Over Medicine

I love when I discover a member of the heal yourself tribe!  And of course, who else would lead me to this glowing goddess but Kris Carr in her...

Recovery Mode

It’s been a couple weeks since my surgery and I’m finally feeling like myself again.  The swelling is down, I am allowed to shower, and I am no...

Printing Organs

3-D Printing for Organs! It’s articles like this one that inspire me and give me hope. I’ve been reading more and more like this one every day...

Latest Activity

Lauren and Kim Wolinski, MSW "Dr. DeClutter" are now friends. Apr 21 2012
entreaur and Lauren are now friends. Dec 14 2010
Paizon C. and Lauren are now friends. Dec 14 2010
Paizon C. wrote on Lauren's Whiteboard. Dec 11 2010
zablon rasugu and Lauren are now friends. Nov 10 2010
Lauren's Whiteboard
Dec 11 2010 by Paizon C.

Hi Lauren my name is Paizon an I’m 25 years old I know just what you’re going through I was born with a heart problem and had numerous heart surgery. October 28 2010 I had an ICD to replace my pacemaker.

Mar 16 2010 by Q1859
how can I eat healthy? what are the foods that i must eat?
Feb 21 2010 by PAMANN605

To my beautiful blogger daughter, Lauren--

I am so proud of you.  Your courage is inspiring.  I believe in you and your never ending quest for a healthy future.  I wish you peace, health and happiness.  Love, Mom  xo