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.

Blessings!!!

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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.

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    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!

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