Hey hey its OVER!

My exams are OVER! Done! Completed! Written!

What a super fantastic awesome feeling! We survived – me, my kids and parents. We made it 🙂 I am very proud of us all. Its the first exams I have written in 9 years. Its the first time my kids have had to deal with it. And we did ok!

Have to mention a few things though that helped me get through the past month!

Coloured Pens – love them. They make my life bright and happy.

Herbal tea – kept me hydrated (and calm)

The Bay – it really speaks for itself

Jonathan – for taking me to watch movies! The distraction was really welcomed!

Sweets – for keeping me energised.

Body Thrills – bath time over study weekends was break time. It was time to relax and unwind. Nothing better than doing it with my collection of body thrillsimg_1338

Mr Roses – for our conversations. Conversations about random stuff but conversations that made me laugh.

Music – especially Harris Tweed, Henry Ate and Alanis Morissette. They block out the sounds of kids and booking tvs perfectly.

My bed -due to the fact that it is mid winter here – THIS is where I have spent my days! img_1335

And of course my friends! who beleive in me! Seriously I think you guys would beleive I could climb Everest tomorrow if I asked you 🙂 But it means alot to me that you have such faith in me. Thank you!

Now life can return to normal for a few weeks until assignments start again!

Today I am at maintenance court – hopefully getting final closure on that drama!

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14 Comments

  1. 10 June, 2009 / 3:54 am

    Very happy for you! I hope your grades turn out great. What a nice relief to be done.

  2. 10 June, 2009 / 4:17 am

    Woohoo!! Enjoy some free time for a change! Congrats on completing your exams!

  3. 10 June, 2009 / 6:47 am

    Well done Laura, and good luck for today

  4. 10 June, 2009 / 7:17 am

    Well done Laura!!!
    You’ve worked hard and we all know its going to pay off with great results! *hugs*

    Best of luck at court today, thinking of you!

    PS Want company going up Everest?? I’m with you my friend!

  5. 10 June, 2009 / 8:28 am

    Congrats, well done for surviving the first semester. It can’t have been easy! Enjoy the break now 🙂

  6. 10 June, 2009 / 8:58 am

    Good luck at maintenance court Laura.

  7. 10 June, 2009 / 9:00 am

    Brilliant. We all need to be able to mark off little successes- life doesn’t stop, so it’s good to have milestones. All the best for today- can only imagine that that is an emotional wringer.
    Enjoy a (small) breathing space.

    • 10 June, 2009 / 12:38 pm

      Thanks you guys! So right Scott is the small victories that keep us going!

  8. 10 June, 2009 / 9:34 am

    Awesome! And congrats! 🙂

    Oh and btw – I am in love with Body Thrills. Best. Stuff. Ever.

  9. 10 June, 2009 / 1:10 pm

    Congrats! What a relief to finally be done! YAY!

  10. 10 June, 2009 / 4:12 pm

    i love Harris Tweed

  11. 10 June, 2009 / 4:59 pm

    get court over and then some YOU time..
    I loved school – in my later years- but it is a struggle.
    congrats

  12. 11 June, 2009 / 7:48 pm

    Yahoo! well done clever lady.

    which of the Body Thrills would you recommend? Think i need to try them out too!

    • 11 June, 2009 / 7:53 pm

      The vanilla kisses and chocolate body polish – TO DIE FOR!

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