Tales from a Shot Glass-Part Four

**Author’s Note-Check out parts one, two, and three from the previous weeks to catch up if you haven’t yet. Thank you everyone, for staying tuned throughout this essay. I hope you enjoy the conclusion!** “I must have been somewhere in my early teens when I was confined to my bed with the worst intestinal painsContinue reading “Tales from a Shot Glass-Part Four”

Tales from a Shot Glass-Part 3

**Author’s Note-Check out parts one and two to catch up if you haven’t already. Thanks for reading, and I hope you enjoy!** March 27, 2014, two weeks before freshman year would end, I sat in my doctor’s office waiting for her diagnosis. I felt like death warmed over. I’d been exhausted all week, but withContinue reading “Tales from a Shot Glass-Part 3”

Tales from a Shot Glass-Part 2

**Author’s note– If you’re just tuning in, check out “Tales from a Shot Glass” Part 1 from last week before reading this week’s post. Enjoy!** I envy how easy it is for Dad to tell this story. The words flow smoothly from his chapped lips. He paints immense pictures with minimal effort. If I couldContinue reading “Tales from a Shot Glass-Part 2”

Tales from a Shot Glass-Part One

**Author’s Note–I wrote this during my Creative Non-fiction class in my freshman year of college, so about four years ago. Over the next few weeks I’ll post more of this non-fiction essay. It’s important to remember as you read, that the events written may not be exact since I wrote from memory and used aContinue reading “Tales from a Shot Glass-Part One”