A tale of surviving cancer
by Dr Daksha Trivedi
NOW Living the Dream underlines the power of positivity against the onslaught of cancer. It offers a profound, practical and spiritual insight into understanding life’s challenges.
This beautiful book of courage and survival will leave you with the confidence to live each day as if it were your last.
Daksha Trivedi shares a true story of endurance, courage and faith, a journey that changed her forever. It is a candid account of her courageous passage from fear to hope and getting her life back.
“This book was completed during the Covid-19 lock down. It has been increasingly reported that many people are refraining from accessing cancer services due to fear of the coronavirus. It has been recommended that patients who are concerned about their symptoms potentially related to cancer should contact their doctor as early detection can save lives. Those who are having treatment and follow-up appointments should also continue to liaise with their medical teams.”
WHY I DECIDED TO WRITE THIS BOOK
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you – Zora Neale Hurston
Events that touch us deeply can change our lives forever. When we share our trials and tribulations with others, we create a healing space, like a well from which we can draw strength and comfort in our darkest hours.
Throughout my life, I have been inspired by real life stories of people who have shown great courage in the face of adversity. In writing this book, I wanted to reach out to all the patients and their families who may find themselves on this painful journey. It conveys a message of love, courage and faith that overcomes all fears and not just to survive but to live life to the full.
I am NOW living the dream to follow my purpose in this present, adding value and beauty to my life and others and living each day as if it were my last.
Dr Daksha Trivedi
THE MID BEDS CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
I am an active member of the Mid Beds Cancer Support Group.
We are an informal cancer group for patients, families, friends, carers who wish to meet others for support & information. We meet regularly and are based in Meppershall, Bedfordshire, but we warmly welcome anyone from the surrounding towns and villages.
WHAT READERS SAYS ABOUT THE BOOK
Dr Paul Siklos, MA (Cantab), BSc, MBBS, FRCP; Consultant Physician (retired), West Suffolk Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, UK;Associate Clinical Dean (retired),University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine; Life Fellow, Hughes Hall, Cambridge;Winner of the Pilkington Prize 2005 award in recognition of teaching excellence.
“Sometimes we cannot see the light at the end of the tunnel, this is because there are always twists and turns in life. Daksha’s book teaches us to keep walking and eventually despite the many deviations we must not give up, and we will see the light again. This book will be useful to support people who have cancer and are beginning that journey, down that long tunnel. She covers the shock of diagnosis, the fear, the hope of recovery, the many trials and tribulations, and eventual cure. She clearly describes her journey providing numerous ideas that people will find helpful in overcoming their own anxieties and fears. She provides practical advice and a touching honesty about her own experiences. Reading it was a privilege.”
Professor Mike Kirby, MBBS, LRCP, MRCS, FRCP; Clinician & Academic; Prostate Cancer Charity Research Advisory Group, The Prostate Centre, London. Member of UK Department of Health Prostate Cancer Risk Management Working Party & several National Health Service advisory boards.
Lim Cheng Hoe, Former International Badminton Coach to Sweden, Iceland and Zambia; former representative of the Malaysian Badminton Team; Retired Teacher and Trustee for mainstream Education, UK; Currently an International Reiki Master, Trainer & Tai-Chi Practitioner, UK
Judith Berry, Retired Primary School Headteacher, T.C. Alexander Teachers' College Sydney Australia; Member of the Findhorn Foundation Community Scotland; Actively involved in the Care Sector of the Community and Conservation Charities.
Daksha Trivedi speaks about her cancer journey to
BBC Three Counties Radio ... listen here
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