The Mission of ‘Me, Myself and Eye’ is to inspire others to find their inner strength through this challenging time of loss by offering important information.
She is requesting that everyone from this moment forward does everything they can to protect their precious vision. She also requests your help by giving her the opportunity to speak at your work places, events and clubs. She is dedicated to bring this taboo subject into the light of understanding and compassion!
Cynthia L De Boer’s speaking platform has been described as inspirational, informational, brave and at times humorous. She shares her personal story and the lessons she learned along the way. It is eye opening and vital to anyone suffering any type of loss. Friends and family can benefit from her as well. She is dedicated to inspire people to find their inner strength and develop compassion for others with sometimes-invisible disabilities.
Her interviews can be seen on-line and Cynthia’s assorted articles have been published in a local Home Magazine. An article published in “Shimmy” a magazine devoted to the art of belly dancing is very special to her. This piece is a journal of the preparation and celebration of her fiftieth birthday where she danced for family and friends. She lovingly titled this piece “The Golden Dancer.” It was written to pay tribute to the courage, beauty and grace of all women, no matter their physical shape or age. She is very proud of this work and of this accomplishment. Cynthia can definitely check this goal off her ‘Bucket List’.
Cynthia launched her story blog in 2013. The site is dedicated to short stories, fictional and non-fictional in a variety of genres. This platform gives her the opportunity to share not only her work but that of other authors as well.
Her lifelong passion for writing has at times served as an escape from the harsh realities of life. Winning an eighth grade Honor’s English Medal is one of her most prized accomplishments. She continually attends conferences on the various aspects of writing and in 2011 she competed a two-year course titled “Breaking Into Print.” She’s also involved with writing groups and has even hosted one at a Senior Center.
Cynthia is proud to be a member of ‘Toastmasters’ as she loves honing her skills. She has also recently become a member of ‘The Women’s Federation for World Peace’. This organization does amazing work and she is honored to be a part of it.
Some of Cynthia’s career highlights include attaining a C-3 Construction License and real estate License, successfully managing a home inspection/appraisal company and two health clubs, as well as owning and running an organizational consulting business She currently works as an inspirational speaker and author. Cynthia loves the outdoors and meeting new people. Her greatest joys come from being a wife to the love of her life, a mother and grandmother.
“I am grateful and blessed each and every day in so many ways, it’s impossible to count them all!” Cynthia L. De Boer
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Who knew that losing an eye and getting a prosthesis could be so fascinating? Me, Myself and Eye: The Realities of Living with a Prosthetic Eye, by Cynthia Lee De Boer, tells her story simply and straight-forwardly, including using medical jargon and then explaining what it means.
Perhaps you or someone you know suffers from an eye condition and he or she is fearful or uncertain about what to do next or what might happen in the future. I can relate to that because Cynthia De Boer and I have something in common.
A very open look into the life of someone going through a life changing experience at a young age and the positive outlook to have after. A great read and it will make you feel good about life and the people in it.
Ms. De Boers’ saga begins shortly after birth, continues throughout her vulnerable teenage years, and is ongoing even today. She shares her story, bouncing between horror and humor.
With 50,000 Americans being declared legally blind every year, this little book is a must read. Cynthia gives an informative, insightful glimpse into the tragedy of losing an eye as a teenager, and finding “wholeness” with a prosthesis.
This book was a very intense walk with a young woman that started with medical problems from birth. Her path was painful but she has an incredible attitude.