About the Book :
What would your reaction be if you came to know that you have cancer? Rather than hiding in the darkness and considering her fate sealed, Minakshi Chaudhry decides to fears and undergo the extensive therapy needed to fight her breast cancer. Aided by can extremely supportive husband, Rakesh, and numerous concerned family members and friends, she eventually overcomes the many obstacles thrown her way and also gains a new approach to life. With a renewed urge to live; tasks and daily health goals become the firsts of a new life.
A deeply personal account of her struggle, the author captures the intense experience of her journey to recovery through numerous diary entries and other notes. The resulting story is an elaboration of the mental and physical fight to conquer a near-fatal disease, from an emotionally descriptive viewpoint that invites the reader to witness the darkest moments and yet emerge hopeful. The author crawls back from the abyss into a brighter world filled with sunshine.
Minakshi Chaudhry, an author and former journalist has travelled extensively reporting news and human interest stories for a national daily from her home state, Himachal Pradesh, she is a keen observer of people, culture and lifestyles and is fond of trekking and travelling.
Her books include Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills; Love Stories of Shimla hills; Whispering Deodars: Writings from Shimla Hills; Himachal: A Guide to the Land of Gods; Exploring Pangi Himalaya: A World Beyond Civilisation; A guide to Trekking in Himachal etc.