Often criticized for running despite her poor cancer stricken health, Miriam says she is "perfectly normal" now thanks to a new anti-cancer medicine.
Speaking in a video on her Facebook page, she said she had been taking a still unnamed medicine that returns her to her previous state.
"Bumalik na ang kalusugan ko dahil sa meron akong bagong gamot na wala pang pangalan, kundi code lang na nagpapalit ang personalidad ng may cancer at binabalik dati sa personalidad ng normal na tao."
(I've regained my health because I have a new medicine that doesn't have a name yet, but rather just a code, that changes the personality of the cancer patient and reverts it back to the personality of a normal person.)
Miriam has found herself consistently at the bottom of nationwide presidential surveys, while university polls report that most students prefer the senator to be the country's next president.
In "Pulso ng Pilipino" survey, conducted by Issues and Advocacy Center from April 11 to 16, Miriam was still at the bottom of the list, despite a 1% increase in her percentile score. She had 3% of the 1, 800 respondents, from having just 2% in a previous survey.
The senator referred to "reports" that people are switching sides in favor of Miriam. She is banking on the undecided voters to ultimately give her a chance to lead the country as its top official.
She concluded: "Sana magpatuloy lang kayo sa iyong malasakit para sabay sabay tayo pumunta sa Malacañang."
(I hope you'd continue your support so we could go to the Malacañang together.)
Miriam will participate in the third and final presidential debate before the elections on April 24, after missing out on the second debate to attend to her health needs.