As a nurse, waking up each day is a struggle knowing that there is a high risk for us to acquire the disease. However, we are constantly reminded of our duty to the people. That it is our duty and responsibility to help those in need, especially the poor, weak, and vulnerable. Times like this … Continue reading The frontline
Ampatuan Massacre Promulgation
It took ten years to reach this point; a manifestation of the slow, inefficient process of our Justice System. Court's decision today on 'Ampatuan Massacre', however, gives us hope that justice is not entirely elusive. Even those who cling to power cannot evade justice. Justice will only be truly served when our journalists and other … Continue reading Ampatuan Massacre Promulgation
Alagaan ang mga tapag-alaga
PNA National Day of Protest | 8 November 2019 | Kartilya ng Katipunan Minsan. Minsan kahit katatapos lang natin sa trabaho ay iniisip na natin ang susunod na araw. Kumusta na kaya ang pasyente kong si Juan? Nainom na kaya niya ang mga gamot niya? Kumusta na ba si Maria? May kirot pa kaya siyang … Continue reading Alagaan ang mga tapag-alaga
War on Drugs or War Against the Poor?
Since Duterte’s inauguration as President of the Philippines in 2016, the country has been bombarded by news about extrajudicial killings and human rights violations. Duterte himself, in a number of speeches, encouraged policemen and his allies to track and kill drug users and pushers. More recently, he has advocated lowering the age of criminal liability … Continue reading War on Drugs or War Against the Poor?
As we enter the New Year, we thank God for all His blessings this year of good health, of well-being, of close family and friends. And as we look at the uncertainties in our country in 2019, may we be likened to to biblical humble donkey that carries Hope, Peace and Love as we journey … Continue reading Welcome 2019!
Anniversarius: 2017 Year in Review
The end is the beginning and the beginning is the end. The past year was a series of anniversaries, endings, and new beginnings. In this blogpost, I present the highlights of my year - my own version of #2017bestnine. I'll do away with very long wordy blogpost which I did in the previous year. This year, … Continue reading Anniversarius: 2017 Year in Review
Top Ten Lines Overheard at the Department of Neurosciences
I keep a record of the most memorable lines I hear in PGH. Some aren't funny, of course, but they remain to have an impact on me up to this day. To celebrate my first anniversary in PGH (08/01/17), I share with you the top ten lines I overheard at the Department of Neurosciences as … Continue reading Top Ten Lines Overheard at the Department of Neurosciences
Sobrang eventful ng araw na 'to (07-03-17) 1. Muntik na akong ma-late. This is why I hate Mondays. Huhu. 2. Biglang nagcode yung patient na nasa stretcher bed (along hallway) habang nagaganap ang nursing rounds (immediately after endorsements). Naubos yung oxygen sa tangke. Malayo yung wall oxygen outlet. Iisa ang portable suction machine. 3. Biglang … Continue reading 07-03-17
Know your status.
On January 26, my partner and I got tested for HIV. Here are few things you need to know about HIV and the test: A. What is HIV? HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. If left untreated, HIV can lead to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Unlike some other viruses, the human body can’t get rid … Continue reading Know your status.
The Christian attitude which best compliments the virtues of joy, peace, and love is humility. We remember that Jesus was born in the most humbling condition, yet this Christian virtue is least celebrated. Hence, this is our Christmas prayer - may our celebration of Christmas be Christ-centered, humble and our merriment be expressed meekly. Merry … Continue reading Merry Christmas!