Erin Schulthies

Erin Schulthies is the writer of Daisies and Bruises, a blog about "finding her way one step and one word at a time". After losing most of her youth to severe depression, she decided that since death was no longer an option, she had to find a way to live. This is it.

Dear younger self: we have two lives

Dear younger self,

I am learning that there are two lives we have to work with.

The first one is the one we sculpt from the moment we learn to talk, the life we plan to have. Mine was incredible: