Story 36 of 100

Elena Tucker
5 min readMar 23, 2023
Photo by Jakayla Toney on Unsplash

The Allergist.

I hung up on her twice before my better angels got the better of me.

To say that I suffer every day would be an understatement. I am in agony. My life is full of misery and torture. And yet this is the life I have chosen.

Let me start from the beginning. My name is Agnes Short and I am a nurse. I work in a doctor’s office, an allergist’s office to be more…

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Elena Tucker

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.