When Mrs. A. C. C. first presented herself at the office she was thirty-one years old and very nervous.
Jan. 16, 1909. Very tired. Headache begins in forehead and extends to occiput. Almost continuous past three months. Confused with it. Menstrual period seven to fourteen days late. Flow scanty; very dark or watery. First part clotted, dark. Odour putrid. Has been of this character from the beginning. Vagina ulcerated sensation during coition. Clothes bands around the waist occasion pain. Aching through all the body; sharp pains; (<) when rising in morning and in forenoon.
Eyes-sore sensation; pain in motion. Worked hard all summer. Thirsty continually; drinks small quantity, frequently. Appetite best for breakfast. Chilly usually. Feet always cold; never too warm. Heart-pains; stops beating, then the sharp pains appear. Pain (<) hurrying. Aches and tumbles, from exertion and ascending stairs. Nausea and vomiting if eats one mouthful too much. Easily excited. From riding in cars. Likes warm room and warm clothing. Disturbed by little screams of the baby. Very nervous from noises. Flatulence very slight. Desires sweets not acids. Very active; unable to sit still a minute. Quick- motioned. Sleeps easily; can sleep any time of day or night. Naja 10m. Sac. 1. powders one each night.
Feb. 11. Better in general. Head aches only when tired; eyes less pain; less chilly; no heart-pains. Weak. Sensation as if heart ceased beating. Empty sensation in stomach. Naja 10m. and Sac. l. powders.
Mar. 23. Much improved generally. M. flow dark and thick, more copious. Vagina much less of ulcerative sensation during coition. Naja 10m.
Apr. 28. Menstrual period only a few days late. Discharge scant, dark; less putrid. Soreness in vagina nearly entirely disappeared. Never weighed more than 107 lbs. until now; weighs 129 lbs. Naja 10m.