Wednesday, 5 November 2008

A very proud Mum

Well, things have been quite up and down over the past few days.


I started sorting out the loft on Monday which I thought would be awful, but actually other than the fact Stewart has collected the biggest load of rubbish, it was quite comforting. In fact I found things I didn't know we had, 4 DVD players, a tent, more cases than I can fill, an ice bucket from the 60's and so much more!!! But I did find my wedding dress, head dress and veil, the typed original of Stewart's wedding speech and a diary he wrote during the time we met which was lovely. I have managed to clear a space so that I can sort the rest of it out in the near future.


Tuesday was a down day and the kids were down too, not sure if they picked up the vibes from me but it generally was a tough day.


And today, well what a day. Jamie had his first driving test which had been booked just before Stewart got ill. He stayed at home today and the nerves kicked in for us both. However, the best thing was that HE PASSED and I am so incredibly proud of him. Not only did he pass but he did it in style with only 3 minors. I had a few tears that his dad isn't here to see his achievement, especially one where he would have been so incredibly proud but I know he is looking down with a smile on his face. He is on a high tonight, having picked his brother up from the bus, driven to get me milk and see his grandma and then onto a friends we were at for dinner. He is still up and still has a smile on his face. The picture below shows how happy he is (sorry for the hair and beard but as he can't shave or have his hair cut during the first month of bereavement there isn't much we can do!!).

10 comments:

Hayley & Martyn said...

well done Jamie - thats great news. And well done to you too Susy, you and Stewart have obviously raised a fine, intelligent young man.

all the best
Hxxx

kelly said...

well done to your ds! and my heart and prayers are with you at this difficult time x

Penny said...

Well done to Jamie such an achievement, as you say Stewart will know, and will be equally proud

daydreamer said...

Congrats to Jamie, you must be very proud of him. As i'm sure his dad is too.It must be very hard going through the stuff in the attic, but how lovely you still have those things you can treasure.
Love & hugs xxx

Eileen said...

Well done Jamie!

You soooo need some positive happenings now, Susy, this couldn't have come at a better time. And it means you have someone to run YOU around now, and help with the taxiing of the younger two!

Ruth said...

Lovely news! Congratulations to Jamie.

Annette said...

Congratulations Jamie - fabulous news.

Now go out there and start to learn to drive!!!!

Well done to you too Susy - you will get happy memories as well when you sort through things - even if it is hard it can be rewarding too. Stay strong (((hugs)))

Kirsty said...

Fantastic Jamie, well done you clever thing. Will we be ok for a lift on ours nights out now lol xx

Tash said...

Well done Jamie! Very good news - I'm not surprised you look so happy (I still haven't passed after 6 tries!). I'm sure Stewart is smiling a huge grin from above!

voodoo vixen said...

Super well done to Jamie on passing his driving test! And he looks rather cute with his hair and beard. I am sure his Dad is watching over him and knows of his wonderful achievement.