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a case of TMI; and Ole Miss

So here is the deal y’all.  I so intended on taking lots of pictures while in Oxford but a dreadful visit from you know who hit.  And the kicker is it was during my test.  I felt like a bunch of tiny small humans were beating my stomach up.  For all my friends that know me in real life, I was thinking and wanting to say aloud “ouch my tilted uterus”{said more like oooouch. my tiiiiiiiilted uuuuuuuterusssss}… Not the most pleasant thing to happen while you need to concentrate on a very important exam.  So after the test, I went to lunch at Bottletree, then crash landed in my bed where I ate junk and passed the heck on out.  I should of known she was about to hit … a few days before I started crying over a rap song.  I was in my car, completely moved by a rap song to the point of tears.  Not my proudest PMS moment, but certainly not my worst.  Anyway, the pictures aren’t great.  I really wanted everyone to look at Oxford and think “what an adorable little town, I want to visit” … but you may just think its filled with donkeys and random fields with tubs.  My apologies.  
*In consolation, here’s a post I did a while back on where I spent my grad school years.*  
{william faulkners abode}
*in between oxford & memphis – a field filled with bath tubs??  something about it is so distinctly southern*
*went to see my cute little sister dance at derby days … a tradition that makes my undergrad experience feel kinda boring (: *
Now I’m back home with Lucille, my guard dog I stole from my parents. 
She’s keeping me company these days (:
Today marks one month until JB & I reunite in Switzerland!  
Also marks the first time I slept past 10 in a very.very.long time.  
Hooray! 
xoxoxo
Hope you all have as restful of a Sunday as I am
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42 Comments

  • Reply Megan

    what a dirty b*tch.

    not the dog.

    the lady time.

    what? it's true.

    April 10, 2011 at 4:48 pm
  • Reply Megan

    oh and i am obsessed with the south.

    i had to counteract my inappropriate comment with another less inappropriate one.

    to keep things light.

    no pun intended.

    April 10, 2011 at 4:49 pm
  • Reply Mariel Torres

    you PMS moment had me laughing sooo hard because something similar happened right before the dreaded visitor arrived this last time. I cried, actually i bawled, while watching a spanish soap opera … DEFINITELY my lowest moment. haha

    April 10, 2011 at 4:54 pm
  • Reply sarah nicole

    These pics are still gorgeous. Hope you are feeling better!

    xo,

    Sarah

    April 10, 2011 at 4:57 pm
  • Reply Jenni Austria Germany

    the bathtubs….so, so southern.

    and i'm loving the rap song anecdote.

    April 10, 2011 at 5:15 pm
  • Reply Kimberly {YeP, they are all mine}

    the tubs are spectacular. i'd love to see them all full of bubbles – sounds like a great college prank 😉

    April 10, 2011 at 5:18 pm
  • Reply Bree

    I definitely feel your pain- I get horrid cramps and have to take 2 prescription pills and 2 regular pills just to survive! My worst moment? Probably getting angry at my boyfriend for quitting a game of Words with Friends because he was losing (& we were sitting beside each other), not puttig an empty pop can away& one other thing. I remember there were 3 things, each one more ridiculous than the next and we ended up laughing over my stupidness for the night haha

    April 10, 2011 at 5:19 pm
  • Reply Danielle

    George would like to formally ask Lucille on a date..is she single? He has a nice evening planned for them 🙂

    April 10, 2011 at 5:20 pm
  • Reply Ahn

    I have a tilted uterus too. Friends.

    These pics make me really want to visit the south.

    April 10, 2011 at 5:26 pm
  • Reply Roxanne

    I went home a couple weekends ago and was graced with my beautiful time of the month during my sister's wedding shower! I was in complete misery over my cramps when my sister decided it was the appropriate time to remind me that some people don't even GET cramps. Not only was I in immense amounts of pain, but then I was cursing the lucky people who manage to breeze by, cramp free!

    By the way, your pictures are beautiful anyway. There's nothing quite like the south to cure anything…even cramps. xo

    April 10, 2011 at 5:50 pm
  • Reply hattitude

    Hattitude Artistic Style Blog

    ha! a field filled with bathtubs! wild
    have you read 'the help'? its about a girl in the 60's in the south and she fills up her friends yard with toilets! hah southerners really like their bathroom facilities?? lol

    talk soon wild child
    -Hattie
    Hattitude Artistic Style Blog

    April 10, 2011 at 5:52 pm
  • Reply SavedthruLove

    i often think the same exact thing when mother nature brings the midget to stomp upon my innings and chew on what feels like my lower intestinal region. You are in good company girl. And the pictures are lovely. THANK you for sharing and I pray your exam turned out great.

    ♥cheche

    April 10, 2011 at 5:57 pm
  • Reply christine donee

    My great-grandmother had a bathtub sitting out on her side porch.

    What? That's totally normal.

    Also. I may or may not have cried once when I was out of coca-cola. It was just really good, ok?

    April 10, 2011 at 6:09 pm
  • Reply Raven

    I happen to love donkeys and giant tubs, so this makes me want to visit Oxford all the more 🙂

    April 10, 2011 at 6:44 pm
  • Reply Marcie

    Looks great! I just love the photography on this site. You have a gift! And your guard dog is the cutest :).

    xo Marcie

    April 10, 2011 at 6:50 pm
  • Reply THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE

    Awh you poor thing! I've had days like those so I feel your pain. Oh and I've definitely been known to cry at the most absurd things due to PMS 🙂

    Oxford really looks like such a lovely place. The pictures are gorgeous!

    Hope you're having a wonderful Sunday, sweetie! xoxo

    April 10, 2011 at 6:55 pm
  • Reply Marian

    Ugh, I think you summed up our little friend quite well. I know she is here to visit when I start dropping everything and tripping over my own feet…as well as cry to rap songs…or when someone gets kicked off of American Idol:)

    April 10, 2011 at 7:13 pm
  • Reply Megan

    Awww, you poor poor thing. I hate that time. I distinctly remember my lady friend hitting me one time during the middle of a nursing school test. YIKES!!

    April 10, 2011 at 7:37 pm
  • Reply The Little Flapper

    Your photos look amazing regardless!
    Sorry about "Aunt Flow." She made me quite moody the other day as well, crying over food. yeah.. got to love the hormones lol

    I wonder if guys get anything similar?

    April 10, 2011 at 8:20 pm
  • Reply Petchie

    It seems like I am always PMSing right before huge important test too (like this week for example)

    I stilled loved the pictures anyway! And Lucille is the cutest dog ever!!! I love him so much in that picture!

    xoxo
    Petchie

    April 10, 2011 at 9:02 pm
  • Reply Sophie

    i love TMI! just means we get to know more about our favourite girl. that is an awful time to get you know who. i once got it while in a spin class haha AWKWARD!
    Love these photos though, you still captured beautiful beautiful moments and totally makes me want to visit! xx

    p.s seriously cannot wait to eat nonstop when we blate the musketeer style xx

    April 10, 2011 at 9:45 pm
  • Reply Kassie

    Ack, your Boston is the cutest! My favorite breed. And I know what you mean: I went to a tiny college in Florida. Our traditions are less…exciting that larger universities! 😉

    Oh, and I just started following you on Twitter, but I'm private so you wouldn't see a reply. I have a link for a Russian tourist visa if you still need it! 🙂

    April 10, 2011 at 11:43 pm
  • Reply Fit With Flash

    pretty photos and yay for countdowns… it'll go fast, you're set!

    April 10, 2011 at 11:45 pm
  • Reply Caitlin

    I think you did our sweet little town justice with these photos! The only thing missing is one of Bottletree Bakery, I went for the first time this weekend and loved it! Glad to hear you had a good weekend aside from the lady time blues. Hope you have a great week!

    April 11, 2011 at 1:07 am
  • Reply Jennifer

    These are so gorgeous! I love the south!

    April 11, 2011 at 2:23 am
  • Reply Nicole Marie

    hahah crying at a rap song can't say i haven't been there.

    April 11, 2011 at 2:29 am
  • Reply Ashley

    I dare say you perfectly captured the South in these pretty pics. 🙂

    April 11, 2011 at 3:46 am
  • Reply scruggers

    If it makes you feel better, I threw up in front of my professor because of cramps a good three inches from his shoes on the first day of class. Cheers to being a woman!

    April 11, 2011 at 6:59 am
  • Reply Kristina

    I still really like the pictures and I believe you that it is a small cute town!! 🙂
    Did your test went well? Hope you feel better now… 🙂
    xox

    April 11, 2011 at 9:09 am
  • Reply Taylor

    Looks like we will be arriving in Europe around the same time!

    I hate feeling all emotional and weepy during my 'time of the month'! Last time, I was so miserable, and I cried about so many dumb things.

    April 11, 2011 at 1:01 pm
  • Reply Sist and Sist

    love me some ole miss rebels!!! hooray for being done with your test and seeing jbster in only uno month!!! 🙂 🙂 happy day!

    April 11, 2011 at 1:19 pm
  • Reply Sarah

    Haha a rap son?! That is so funny! I think I've cried over commercials before =)

    – Sarah
    http://agirlintransit.blogspot.com/

    April 11, 2011 at 3:17 pm
  • Reply e.day

    was it the newest pdiddy song? because a few weeks back i almost teared up at that one.

    i thoroughly enjoyed your TMI. it just seems like standard info since we've all become twitterBFFs.

    April 11, 2011 at 4:20 pm
  • Reply Sam {fitnessfoodandfaith.blogspot.com}

    no fun at all!! glad you survived the exam 🙂 pretty, pretty pics!

    April 11, 2011 at 5:40 pm
  • Reply ashley nicole catherine

    ugh the worst, but you're recounting of it is pretty hilarious! hope you're feeling better!

    xo.ashley

    April 11, 2011 at 6:26 pm
  • Reply brittany

    your pictures are so purty! i can't believe i've never been to oxford. i went to auburn and somehow never made it that way. silly. also, uterus pain is the worst.

    April 11, 2011 at 11:40 pm
  • Reply Girlfriends

    I keep coming back to this post to look at the bath tubs in the field. Such an awesome photo!

    April 11, 2011 at 11:59 pm
  • Reply jenny

    oh my gosh! I'm in stitches!!! One of my doctors told me my uterus tilted to the right~! I was DYING READING…. and i'm still dying laughing now. hahahahahahahaha

    April 12, 2011 at 12:32 am
  • Reply Kristin

    UGH…been there…Tilted uterus and all! Haha!

    April 12, 2011 at 3:36 am
  • Reply Ramsey

    OH MY GOODNESS! My heart skipped like five beats at that field of tubs…photo opp to the end of the century! Where and how do I get there!!!???

    April 12, 2011 at 2:07 pm
  • Reply Nuha

    oh no!!! Sorry to hear about your visit with aunt flow 🙁 And I've been in Memphis my whole life, but I've never once made it out to Oxford. It's insane!

    April 12, 2011 at 9:20 pm
  • Reply Katherine Sands

    I went to school at Ole Miss and I miss it every day!!

    July 9, 2013 at 3:25 pm
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