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When I Fell in Love with Life: Musings of a Cancer Survivor

4.20  ·  Rating details ·  10 ratings  ·  9 reviews
An anthology of writings from a cancer survivor whose therapeutic writing will guide, inspire, and heal your soul. She lays bare all the aspects of private suffering yet points out how she overcame each challenge with grit, determination, and a healthy dose of childish delight and wonder. Profound thoughts narrated in a simple language. Her words and wonderful ability to b ...more
Paperback, 234 pages
Published August 3rd 2015 by Partridge India
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Jul 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
WHEN I FELL IN LOVE WITH LIFE is a combination of beautiful smile and tears. You will feel like smiling but at the same time, it will make you cry. Geetha Paniker – a cancer survivor pens down her true story of survival. The book will inspire you to keep hitting even in your worst times. Geetha shares her pains and some tips and tricks which she used to divert her mind. Each and every word of the book is inspiring and lovely. She fell in love with life, and you will fall in love with this book.

Dipanshu Rawal
Jul 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The book is a collection of writings that are self experienced by a breast cancer survivor, Mrs. Geetha Paniker. Throughout the book, she describes her vision for every pain that happened to her during her treatment, or rather battle with the cancer. This was the time, when she fell in love with her cancer. It was, in fact, a part of her.

Right from the inception, the book has a captivating magic. The way the author describes all the beauty, is commendable.

The major belief that led to her
Divya Ramnath Bandodkar
Apr 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
I picked up this book to read when I was myself low. Yes. I had given up on my life. I had given up believing that my life could get any better. As I started reading this book, I made a conclusion that this too would be one of those which would try to make you feel that your problem isn't really a problem and would try to suggest you some ways to overcome them. But I was so wrong. This book is nothing of that kind. Yes, it talks about being determined, staying positive but not the way others do. ...more
Oct 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
What does it mean to survive a life-threatening illness? Well, I’d like to quote one of my favourite singers, Kelly Clarkson, “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” It is what Geetha Paniker, the author of ‘When I Fell in Love with Life’ feels too. At least that is what I gathered after reading her inspiring novel. Cancer is nothing one can get through without learning a valuable life lesson. Her story eloquently demonstrates how seemingly insurmountable adversity can bring forth surprising ...more
Tushti Bhatia
Aug 31, 2016 rated it really liked it
WHEN I FELL IN LOVE WITH LIFE, musings of a cancer survivor…
When I fell in love with life, musings of a cancer survivor, written by geeta paniker is the journey of her life. In today’s times cancer has been considered as a taboo by most of the people and there are very few books in the market which are written solely on cancer and its consequences. The way geeta mam has penned up her experiences is appreciable. The tales are inspiring and provide an entirely new angle to cancer. From supposedly
Chittajit Mitra
Jul 06, 2016 rated it really liked it
Reading this book is like sharing the difficult part of the author's life & how she accepted it with courage & dignity. The book is divided in 81 small chapters each having unique moments of her life shared with us. Most of the chapters are enhanced with beautiful quotes & poems which surely helps this book to bring it on another level.

full review here,

Vinay Leo
Reviewed on A Bookworm’s Musing:

Positive aspects:
+ Cover design, and the title, both so beautiful
+ Narration; simple, not preachy yet inspirational
+ Poetry to express and add on to some emotions
+ Light hearted observations on life

True life stories are something I do not rate. I am happy to have read this book.
Aditi B
A book that is filled with words of wisdom, grit and determination for those who are in a state of self pity. Read my full review here:

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