I’m not here to be who someone thinks I was. I’m here to be person who I am.
Its easy to see yourself in the ways you were once seen. But don’t make the easy mistake of defining yourself by those imperfect impressions. They are not who you are.
Become the person you are. First is to accept who you were. Make amends however you are able, and don’t continue to drown yourself because you can’t see that you can save yourself once you get back on your feet.
Stand taller, learn from your experiences, and set realistic reasonable expectations for yourself. Be better than yesterday.