Lauren Bednarz | Living with a Fontan Heart | Podcast
Today’s guest is Lauren Bednarz
Lauren is a 34 year old who was born with Complex Congenital Heart Disease to include Tricuspid Atresia, a Hypoplastic Right Ventricle, and a large VSD that was not detected until Lauren was eleven weeks old, and in heart failure.
She he has undergone three major open heart surgeries, with her most recent being four months ago. She has had multiple heart catheterizations, a cardiac ablation and three eye surgeries. She has experienced hundreds of testing procedures throughout her life Despite everything she has been through medically, her life has been pretty , as she puts it, “normal - whatever normal is." She holds a BA in psychology, has been married for ten years to her husband Chris, and has been a big part of the CHD community for about fourteen years. Lauren considers herself a strong advocate for CHD, and has worked hard to spread awareness by sharing her knowledge and experience. She is currently a homemaker which she loves. She also loves to organize, bargain shop, and make people laugh and smile. She enjoys going bowling when able, listening to music, and much more.
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