Author Archives: remedialblogging


On Saturday, Boyfriend and I loaded all of my living room and dining room furniture into his parents’ ancient minivan. “All” isn’t really that much, just the things I have acquired since I moved out on my own 2.5 years … Continue reading

Posted in D is for Dog, L is for Life | 6 Comments


On Monday morning around 11, I got a call on my office phone. When I answered, I heard the VP of my company on the other line. “Hey, Spring, could you come down to the front conference room?” With those … Continue reading

Posted in F is for Fear, J is for Job | 12 Comments

Office Bathrooms

The office bathroom is a curious place to me. It’s an extremely private place, which means it’s excellent for getting to know your coworkers better than you really want. There are several different types of bathroom personas, and when one … Continue reading

Posted in J is for Job, T is for Trivial | 6 Comments

Remedial Living: At-Home Haircolor

Sometimes I do things that are so breathtakingly dumb that I feel compelled to put myself out there as a lesson to everyone. Therefore, I decided to start a new blog series called Remedial Living. Ladies and gentlemen, do as … Continue reading

Posted in L is for Life, T is for Trivial | 1 Comment


Being away from Facebook for the span of Lent has been ridiculously easy. So easy that I almost feel like I cheated. The whole idea of Lent is that we’re supposed to give up something that we’ll miss! It’s supposed … Continue reading

Posted in G is for God | 2 Comments

Job Hunting

The thing about searching for writing jobs when you’re a professional writer/editor type is that sometimes you need to show that you can, you know, actually write, and so you ill-advisedly distribute links to your blog in cover letters. You … Continue reading

Posted in B is for Blog, J is for Job | 2 Comments


I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted, so I wanted to let y’all know that I’m alive. Gloriously alive. For those of you who don’t follow my Twitter feed on this here blog, I’m a biomedical editor for … Continue reading

Posted in A is for Aging, F is for Fear, H is for Health | 3 Comments


Sometimes I like to look at glimpses of my inner life from an outside perspective and try to guess the conclusions a stranger (or acquaintance) would make about me. This is probably due to the overwhelming judgment I constantly rain … Continue reading

Posted in L is for Life, T is for Trivial | 7 Comments


Exactly three years ago today, I went to my first therapy session. I had gotten to the point where I had made such a big mess of my life that I could not see any way out of it. Where … Continue reading

Posted in H is for Health, L is for Life | 1 Comment

Self Love

It all starts when I fail to love myself. This takes countless forms and is so subconscious that I don’t even realize it’s happened. But sure enough, I turn on myself. I resume an abusive relationship with myself. I tell … Continue reading

Posted in F is for Fear, L is for Love, V is for Vice | 7 Comments