Embrace your good and your bad, it is what make you unique. At the same time, try to amplify your strengths and distract people's attention about your weaknesses. If life were a bed of roses, perhaps one could seek to eradicate his or her weaknesses or even turn them into their strengths. It can be done, it is possible but you are better off and it is probably more efficient to focus your energy in amplifying and playing up your trump cards.
It ain't over till it's over.
Maybe some people are not meant to receive second chances. Maybe second chances are not meant for some people.