Corey B. King
3 min readMar 29, 2024

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I Needed A Miracle

I hadn’t felt good for weeks. Each time that I ate a meal, I would be in the bathroom fifteen minutes later, vomiting its contents. My stomach became so unsettled that the only thing that I could keep on my stomach was Wendy’s chilli and a chocolate frosty. The headaches were raging to the point that I was living on 6–8 Excedrin daily just to get a little ease. At night, I had terrible insomnia. I would usually fall asleep around 5am, and sleep for about three hours. What’s worse, each time I would urinate, only blood would come out. It got so bad, that I purchased Depends, so I wouldn’t soil my underwear and clothing. It was a major…

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Corey B. King

Writer, Professor. Published my second book, I Have Some Shit to Say, memoir/essay collection in 2018! You can find me on Twitter at @coreybking