LET LIFE BE LIGHT – JYOTI SAINI

 

TITLE : Let Life Be Light

AUTHOR : Jyoti Saini

TOTAL PAGES : 208 pages

PUBLISHERS: Blue Rose Publishers

 

RATINGS:

COVER : 4/5

TITLE : 4/5

BLURB : 4/5

THEME : 4.5/5

STORY : 4.5/5

VALUE FOR MONEY : 4/5

OVERALL : 4/5

 

QUICK SUMMARY:

Let Life Be Light is an autobiography by Jyoti Saini.

Jyoti Saini, a young energetic and confident girl, who had been leading her life in a pretty peaceful way like everyone of us, suddenly notices a slight abnormality in her blood pressure, during her college days.  Her family takes her to various doctors and hospitals, where she has had her bitter and sweet experiences. And when her ailment is diagnosed correctly as IgA Nephropathy, she had to consume a huge list of medications.

(Note On IgA Nephropathy – IgA nephropathy, also known as Berger’s disease, is a kidney disease that occurs when an antibody called immunoglobulin A (IgA) lodges in your kidneys. This results in local inflammation that, over time, may hamper your kidneys’ ability to filter wastes from your blood.

IgA nephropathy usually progresses slowly over many years, but the course of the disease in each person is uncertain. Some people leak blood in their urine without developing problems, some eventually achieve complete remission, and others develop end-stage kidney failure.

Certain medications can slow its course. Keeping your blood pressure under control and reducing your cholesterol levels also slow disease progression)

Though she had to go through a tremedous task of altering her diet and her lifestyle, she does it happily and with confidence. She never loses her hope and moves on with her life, until one day something most unexpected happens. Her test reports shows elevated parameters. When she finds, even after altering the course of medications, nothing seems to be better, she visits various doctors and tries homeopathic and ayurvedic line of treatment.

In this book, Jyoti shares her experience in hospitals, her trips to various holy sights. She also talks about, how she had lost hope at some point of time during the course of treatment, and how her family has been her moral support all through. With the help of her family she regains her lost hope and develops faith in the Almighty.  Finally after many years, she undergoes renal transplant and leads a healthy life. And now she’s become a completely new person, learning from the lessons life had taught her during her diseased times.

NEGATIVE POINTS:

The beginning and the ending of the book was wonderful. As the story is about the true life of the author, few chapters in the middle might not be captivating for the readers. And a very few grammatical errors.

APPRECIATIONS:

A simple writing style which everyone can understand. A smoothly flowing plot and emotions were very well brought out. Though a lot of characters were involved, it was perfectly written without creating any confusions to the readers. The journey to different places are clearly explained.

SUGGESTIONS:

The story could have been written in a bit more intereting manner.

OVERALL REVIEW:

A very good and inspiring book to read. A must read book for all those people who are suffering from severe ailments. This is a book which would give you confidence, a new hope and a different view on life.

Wonderful story of a normal girl, who’s one among us. (4/5)

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