Do You Miss the Old You?

FB archive March 2016

Hmm. Yes and no.

Life has kicked my ass, on several occasions.

These ass kickings have shown me just how strong I am. I am a fighter.

But some days, the scars from life are just too much and my fight escapes me temporarily. Everyone has these days.

I don’t believe in wishes. Wishing does not change what is. I believe in taking the hand you’re dealt and making the best of it.

Cry for what is lost when you must but move on. Don’t curl up with self-pity.

Keep loved ones close.

When life kicks you-kick it back.

Laugh and surround yourself with people who make you laugh.

Don’t wish for what was. Looking backwards keeps you from moving forward.


13 thoughts on “Do You Miss the Old You?”

  1. I don’t really miss the old me at all. It’s true that life changes all of us but, in my case, the changes have been largely for the better and I have reached the point now where I am happier, more relaxed and more settled than I was when I was younger.

    1. I used to be that way. I’m happier now than I’ve ever been with myself. Do I have scars? Yes! Do I have issues? Definitely! But I recognize them and know there’s more to me than what meets the eye. All my imperfections and battle scars have molded me. Some days though, I admit, that the physical pain makes me think of how I’d be had some things never happened. I do not allow that to take over. There’s no going back. I’m a work in progress. We all are!