Pensive

CheneyBlogging Challenges, On Writing3 Comments

Lately I’ve been freaking out about not writing. More broadly, I’ve been freaking out about how I feel that I am adrift, directionless. I don’t see a path for my future from where I’m at now, and I am honestly not sure how I am going to get there, or anywhere, when I am stuck in this funk of feeling … Read More

Salt Water

Cheney366skies, Daily Photo, Mental Health, Uncategorized2 Comments

After seeing my lovely therapist this morning, I decided that what I needed more than anything in the entire world was to go to the beach. I just didn’t care that it was January and 31 degrees with a windchill that made it feel much colder. I knew and didn’t care that the wind off the water would probably not … Read More

Constant Cold Mornings

Cheney366skies, Daily Photo2 Comments

I was just scrolling through my Instagram feed and reminding myself that summer is a thing that actually exists, and that maybe, hopefully, eventually it will come again. Maybe one day I’ll be able to wake up in the morning and see something other than a cold blue sky and snow on the ground, and instead step out into the … Read More

In the Weeds

CheneyDaily Photo0 Comments

   These aren’t actually weeds. These are actually the berried tips of tree right outside my balcony.  I have no idea what kind of tree this is it what it will look like in the summer, but it’s pretty now in the winter gloom, hanging with dew, brightening up a shitty, stress filled day. 

Still Learning

CheneyCrafts, Daily Photo, Mental Health1 Comment

My mom told me that my dad really wanted me to make him a lap blanket for Christmas. I agreed, because my dad is notoriously hard to shop for besides basic things like Dunkin gift cards (my go-to gift for him) and now, the occasional book as he’s finally picked up reading as a hobby in his fifties. Of course, … Read More

Just Start

CheneySetting Goals0 Comments

Yesterday I was forced to give something up in order to change my life – again. I cannot be the only one out there who feels like inside they are constantly changing while on the outside they are doing their best to project the safe, familiar, comfortable and recognizable “selves” to the world. Yesterday I was asked, “How do you … Read More