27 February 1913

Seriously ill. Medical consultation. Arrival of priest. Three hypo-injections. People seriously alarmed. Kindness of Dr. Leon. Offer of all Cavite physicians and practicantes to do anything they can for me. Surprise presents in form of money, candy, etc. from people. Surprise check from Burgos said to have come from "Relief Fund".

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June 12, 1912

June 7-12 at Philippine General Hospital. Met Miss Wil­liams and Mrs. Smith, very kind and good nurses. Miss Tirona, very kind to me. Met Miss Lopez who called with Mrs. de Veyra and Miss Zamora. Flowers daily from G.P. Dr. Mus­grave and Mrs. Egan very kind to me; also Flores and Garcia. Dr. Ubaldo sent..

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Feb. 28, 1912

Was very indignant at the ingratitude of Americans; no wonder Filipinos don't like them here, when they des­pise us and everything Filipino, and yet they make their livelihood in the P.I. They say everything here is bad, etc., etc.; but why remain? If Filipinos are lazy, it is not their fault. The climate demands that..

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September 4, 1911

Rejoice at the fact that I shall be the first one in the P.I. to be subjected to the use of tuberculin in tuberculosis. I am glad, because I afford the best chances for its actions to be carefully noted. If tuberculin proves effective in the care of T.B. by the experiment made on me,..

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August 26, 1911

Embarrassing as is the thought I cannot help entering it into this book of my life, for the truth of it seems to me more and more convincing. I am not by any means pretty, rather of the common, ordinary type of face; my conver­sation possesses  nothing of the charm , vivacity and brilliance of..

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Aug. 18, 1911

I am sorry to be as cynical as I appear, but I cannot help it. It seems to me I have not had the sympathy and the coopera­tion I ought to have. Since the beginning, you all seem to be ready to condemn, to blame and to provoke me, rather than to encourage and give..

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(Undated entry)

(Note: The specific date of this entry is not provided, but the following context precedes the entry in Dr. Alzona's paper: "She was one of the charter members and the first secretary of the Philippine Antituberculosis Society which was founded on 29 July 1910. Towards the end of the same year she was found to be..

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