Timeline

2008

  • We live on the same floor during freshman year of undergrad and bond over our shared appreciation for sarcasm and Chipotle.

2009

  • After several months of friendship, we become romantically involved.

2009

2011

  • Ryan applies to medical school for the first time, and I serve as Editor in Chief of the secondary applications.
  • No interviews.

2012

  • Ryan undergoes back surgery because of a herniated disc.
  • I am accepted into a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy Program.
  • Ryan is accepted into a Master’s in Medical Science Program.
  • We graduate from undergrad.
  • Ryan and I move in together.

2011

2013

  • Ryan graduates from his Master’s program.
  • We adopt Lana, a 3.5 month-old German shepherd mix.

2013

  • Ryan applies to medical school for the second time and receives five invitations to interview.
  • Ryan is accepted into medical school!!!

2014

  • Lana turns one!
  • I graduate from my Master’s program.
  • Ryan begins medical school.
  • get a job at a group practice in Chicago.

2014

2015

  • Lana turns 2!
  • Ryan earns a spot in Loyola’s Research Summer Internship where he works on a project in the radiology department.
  • My sister is married on the weekend before Ryan’s finals for his first year of medical school.
  • Ryan finishes first year and becomes an M2!
  • Ryan plays The Witcher III all summer long.
  • Ryan enters his second year of medical school.

2016

  • Lana turns 3!
  • Ryan completes USMLE Step 1.
  • Our friends, Jeff and Casey, are married.
  • Ryan enters his third year of medical school and begins rotations.
  • Ryan and I are engaged!

Ryan and Meghan 2-24

2017

2018

  • Ryan and I are married!
  • Match Day!
  • Ryan graduates from medical school.

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