Searching for the Me I Had to Be

Memories of you keeping me alive long after I die…

Thomas Plummer
Published in
2 min readApr 9, 2024


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There are days
I didn’t know me,
wasted hours alive
but dead to those around me.
There were wasted years
I searched to find me,
but I was brilliant at hiding
myself from me, pretending
to be the me I could never be.
This me searching for myself
led me to you, and of all
the versions of me
that have been,
you found the only…



Thomas Plummer
Blue Insights

A simple life dedicated to leaving the world a little better than I found it. Long career in the business of fitness, writer of books, speaker, personal coach.