New Year Self Evaluation Failure

New Year title imageIt’s a New Year!

Now What?

I’ve asked myself this question for a while now.

It started when I went away all by myself.

I was in my hotel room and thought, “When was the last time I was away ALONE?”

I remember, it was in the hospital recovering from surgery!


I only go away when promised anesthesia and Jello! #livingthedream

Last time I was alone was under anesthesia! #livingthedream Click To Tweet

As the new year approached, I decided to brainstorm what I want to do once I’ve been phased out of full-time mom life.

It’s not just the kid who needs to decide what to be when He grows up.

What will I do once The Kid goes off to college, joins the circus, or becomes a Traveling Musician Architect with a YouTube Video Game channel?

I grabbed a pen and jotted down a few ideas.

4 things I could be when I grow up

  1. Masked crime Fighter
  2. Wonder Woman Body Double
  3. Super Secret Spy
  4. Somebody Super Fabulous that does Super Fabulous things Super Fabulously

Upon refection, I realized a few things.

1. Wearing a mask would make me feel claustrophobic.

Ever get your arm caught in the sleeve of your sweater and fear you’ll be stuck forever?

Yup…that’s me!

2. There aren’t enough Spanx in the UNIVERSE to make me look like Wonder Woman!

This was a harsh realization. I HAD Wonder Woman Underoos when I was a little girl!

3. Super Secret Spy???

Interesting in theory…but I don’t like to fly AND get lost everywhere in new surroundings.

Not to mention the only “accent” I do is Minion from Despicable Me!

Also, 2 questions keep coming to mind.

1. Do Super Fabulous people wear a top knot bun and yoga pants? (And NOT do yoga?)

2. Do they check the clock to make sure it’s “officially” time for pajamas? (Official time is 4 pm… ANY time zone)

New Year QuoteWhat’s my answer to “Now What”?

I don’t know!

What I DO know is I want to do more things that matter, take away things that don’t, ask myself hard questions and step out of my comfort zone.

That’s a pretty good start!

Follow along as I discover ways to Craft a Purposeful Life.

Are you asking yourself the “Now What” question?

What steps are YOU taking?





New Year Update

19 thoughts on “New Year Self Evaluation Failure

  • Anna Scates January 1, 2016 at 11:06 am

    Great start, Rebecca! I love your humor, and the “now what” certainly resonates with me. I look forward to your upcoming posts with great anticipation for ideas and guidance for finding purpose in a changing life. Good luck and happy blogging!! 😀

    • Rebecca Williamson January 3, 2016 at 8:27 am

      Thank you, Anna. I appreciate you taking the time to come over to read my blog! Looking forward to showcasing your story!

  • Karen January 1, 2016 at 11:07 am

    you made me laugh! excited to go on this journey with you!

    • Rebecca Williamson January 3, 2016 at 8:24 am

      Thanks, Karen! I’m excited to share this journey with you!

  • Lori Fridlin January 1, 2016 at 11:45 am

    Way to go! Good read! Can’t wait for more!

  • Wendy January 2, 2016 at 8:32 pm

    So funny! I can’t wait to follow this blog and hear from other women who are re-inventing themselves during this chapter of life!

    • Rebecca Williamson January 3, 2016 at 8:22 am

      Thanks Wendy!I’m excited for Fridays, too!

  • Lisa Davis January 2, 2016 at 9:10 pm

    Amazing! Insightful, well written and purposeful!

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