Corey B. King
2 min readApr 20, 2024

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Photo by Robina Weermeijer on Unsplash

I’m Tired

Just when I was getting accustomed to dialysis, meaning I learned how to manage my fluids well enough, so very little is extracted, the idea of a transplant was presented to me by my social worker. For the past year, I watched my diet closely, made sure my labs were pristine, took my meds accordingly, even joined a gym, so I could counteract the effects of dialysis. I’m now proudly up to two miles on the track and 10 curls with some 5–6 pound weights, three to four days a…

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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