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UPCOMING EVENTS

Media:

  • TV Interview - Faith Matters with Brenda Ladun, ABC News 33/40, Birmingham, AL - Watch Now!
  • Radio Interview! Listen to Cynthia on the Coping with Caregiving radio program, scroll to segment 3. The host, Jacqueline Marcell, is the author of Elder Rage.
  • What's Up, Doc?, September 15, 2010, GHS-TV, Channel 17
  • News and Views, January, 2011, Air time TBA, Germantown Community Television, Channel 17
  • News and Views with Chuck Bates, January 12, 2011, IRN-USA Radio Network
  • Fox 13, Wednesday, April 28, 9 a.m. "Good Morning Memphis," Interview with local author, Cynthia Siegfried

 

Speaking events:

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BOOK REVIEWS

The Book Buff - Book Review and Interview

Follow Cynthia as she travels through unfamiliar terrain and learns that God doesn't waste our suffering. He is our faithful Driver along life's toughest roads.

 

ARTICLES

'True Champion' - Germantown resident wins LUNGevity caregiver award

Prior to 2002, Cyndi Siegfried had an active life that included tennis and involvement in theater productions. She had barely turned on a computer and what she knew about lung cancer was minimal at best. But when her husband, Jim, was diagnosed with the disease, her whole life changed.

 

A Caregiver's Comparison

Caring for aging parents is nothing new. Had we been privy to a family discussion in Bedrock, we might have heard a middle-aged Pebbles and Bambam discussing what was to be done with the widow Wilma, who was found wandering the streets at three a.m. -- minus her leopard skin. But...

 

What Your Caregiver Wishes You Knew - By Cynthia Zahm Siegfried

The Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine - When Cyndi's husband was diagnosed with cancer, she was plunged into a role which she knew nothing about.

 

Living With the Giant - By Cynthia Zahm Siegfried

Living with cancer is like living with an unwelcome, uninvited giant in your home. After you recover from the initial shock of his arrival and realize he has decided to stay a while, you must decide how you will adjust to his presence. Do you get to know him better so that you are prepared for his next attack? Or do you ignore him and hope he will disappear? Do you make a strategic battle plan?

 

Another Kind of Grief - By Cynthia Zahm Siegfried

Life-altering illness can elicit devastating emotions of loss—for both patient and caregiver.

 

Commercial Appeal - Good News: Acts of faith

Cancer survivor, wife help others through illnesses with support group focused on God

 

Delivered Magazine - Gifted in Glory

Cynthia "Cyndi" Siegfried, of Germantown, TN, and author of Cancer Journey: A Caregivers View From the Passenger Seat, found herself back in 2002 overwhelmed with fear as her husband Jim was diagnosed with lung cancer. He was an athletic, healthy non-smoker who showed no symptoms. "There was an abnormality on Jim's chest x-ray," said Cyndi. "They did more tests and confirmed it was cancer. All of a sudden we were bombarded with information. All frightening."

 

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CONTACT THE AUTHOR

Cynthia Siegfried

Call for information: 901-487-0130

email: cynthia@caregivercancerjourney.com

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