I've been thinking a lot lately about how people from my past know a version of me that no longer exists. I'm not the same person I was 20 years ago, or even 5 years ago. I've grown and changed in so many ways, and I'm still growing and changing every day.
It's strange to think about how people who knew me in the past might see me now. They might see a stranger. They might see someone who is completely different from the person they used to know.
I'm not sure how I feel about that.
But I know that I can't go back in time. I can't change the past. All I can do is focus on the present and the future. I can focus on being the best version of myself that I can be.
So, to all the people from my past who know a version of me that no longer exists, I want to say thank you. Thank you for being a part of my life. And thank you for helping me to become the person I am today.