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Glimpse of the Future

I would like to take a moment and note just how much is supposed to happen during Ryan’s fourth year of medical school. The excitement about the next year is pretty equally shared between our getting married and Ryan matching to

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New Year, New Decisions

Happy New Year! I am happy it is here and still hopeful over a week in that it will kick butt compared to last year (engagement aside and kicking butt being a good thing). And with the new year comes a

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Psychiatry

Upon succeeding in his proposal for marriage and spending a stellar time in New Orleans, Ryan returned to Chicago to begin his Psychiatry rotation. He survived his Family Medicine hours on the south side and now lives in the world of

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A Proposal

People love to hear proposal stories. We desire something more that keeps us from simply accepting and congratulating the news of an engagement. People want the story and to assess the style of execution. Maybe because it is the closest real

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Second Year (in review)

Ryan officially survived the second year of medical school, including the perils of Step 1 and the conclusion of traditional classroom structure! He will begin his clinical rotations in third year, which brings new challenges in extensive work hours, skill

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Dancing Amygdalas

In honor of Ryan recently cramming for his neuro exam, I thought I would share a blog I recently wrote for Symmetry Counseling about brain activation during relationship conflict (and how you can learn to control it). When conflict occurs

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Relationship Resolutions

Adapted from original post on symmetrycounseling.com New Year’s resolutions are about embracing change and self-improvement. The motivation comes from reflecting on the past year and the inspiration of a new year to come. This same act of thoughtful reflection and

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