Aaaand, six years!

From September 24, 2011 to today, Chris and I have officially been together for six years (that’s 72 months, 313 weeks, 2190 days, 52560 hours, 3.154e+6 minutes and who knows how many seconds, just so you know, fyi) and engaged for three months & nine days! Words can’t describe how incredibly lucky I am to have someone like him in my life and that I am forever immensely grateful that our paths crossed when it did.

See that collage above? That’s one photo from each year since 2011. I don’t think our faces have changed much since then, except maybe gaining a few pounds… ha.

Thinking about it, in six years, that’s

– forty-four movies seen in the theater – yes, I counted since I’ve saved all my movie ticket stubs
– three national parks (Sequoia, Joshua Tree & Yosemite)
– four plays/musicals (The Lion King, Finding Neverland, Hamilton, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time)
– endless hipster restaurants visited
– possibly waaaay too much money spent on food
– ok I genuinely tried to make a bullet list but I couldn’t think of anything else

Aaaanyways look at us now, engaged, have our careers all set and ready for the future. Our relationship is full of ups and downs, but I definitely wouldn’t have it any other way. Thank you for not giving up on us, for standing by my side throughout nursing school, for staying up late when I get off work at midnight, for all my free lunches and movies, for dealing with my incessant need to try out all the hipster places, and simply, for everything.Β Six years down, forever to go.

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  1. September 24, 2017 / 8:50 am

    Congratulations! The only thing I’ve ever managed to keep around for 6 years is my car lol

  2. September 24, 2017 / 9:17 am

    OmGMmgmgmGmgMgmgm happy six years to you and Chris!!! I love the progression pictures you have here. Totally see the changes in your hairstyle over the years XD. Meanwhile, he got rid of his sideburns XD. 44 movies!!! That’s a lot! At the same time, I never counted how many bae and I went to @___@. You two had a lot going on over the years and I’m excited that you’re now engaged and kicking booty in the workforce. Hope you two will have many more years of love and happiness~~~

  3. September 24, 2017 / 10:02 am

    Congratulations πŸ™‚ And hope you two have plenty more adventures together!

  4. September 24, 2017 / 11:11 am

    Congratulations on your 6 years! And my oh my how you two have matured over the years. It’s pretty endearing to see. Not to mention a good way to “wrap it up” with a proposal. Best wishes for you two for your everlasting happiness. πŸ™‚

  5. September 24, 2017 / 1:13 pm

    ADORABLE! All I can say… happy six years, it’s such an achievement. I immediately told my boyfriend about your cute engagement story when it happened, hehehe.

  6. September 24, 2017 / 2:01 pm

    Congrats and happy 6 years!! Loved to see the 6 photos and lol you guys have looked the same in each of them. But omg your hair was so long in that first pic!!

  7. September 24, 2017 / 6:34 pm

    OMG! Happy 6 years. You guys have grown so much now! and Congrats on your engagement. Wow Eena you really counted the number of movies you two have watched πŸ™‚ That is so thoughtful! Wish you a lot of love and prosperity. Keep it because this is a rare find right now in this world lol

  8. September 24, 2017 / 7:08 pm

    That’s exciting! Congrats! I love that you saved all of your movie ticket stubs! I bet you could find a cute way to incorporate that into your wedding decor!

  9. September 27, 2017 / 11:42 am

    YOU TWO ARE ADORABLE! Congratulations!! Six years – wow! I love that you shared a photo from each year. So precious!

  10. September 27, 2017 / 11:43 am

    Congrats on your engagement!
    Cheers to a happy life together. πŸ™‚
    I’m so happy for you both. πŸ™‚

  11. September 28, 2017 / 7:08 pm

    Congratulations on being together for 6 years! I remember this quote from a movie: “There is no perfect. There will always be struggle. You just have to pick who you want to struggle with.” <3 It's really romantic and realistic! I hope you two will have more travels together and more happiness! πŸ™‚

  12. September 28, 2017 / 9:37 pm

    Awww you guys are so cute!! As always. I love that you kept all the movie tickets haha.

  13. September 29, 2017 / 7:19 pm

    Awww, you guys are so cute. Barely seen couples who lasts for more than 5 years but you guys beat that. And I’m so glad seeing you guys happy with each other until now, plus you’re engaged. I highly salutes you guys and wishing for more years of lovey dovey years.

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  14. September 30, 2017 / 7:34 pm

    Congratulations on your sixth year! More years to come, Ate Eena! <3

  15. October 3, 2017 / 10:22 pm

    This is so adorable Eena! Congrats on you and Chris reaching your sixth anniversary, and another congrats on getting engaged! I’m so glad you found my blog, cause now I’ve found yours!! I wish you guys all the best!

  16. October 8, 2017 / 7:18 pm

    Wow, congratulations on being together for six years! <3

  17. October 13, 2017 / 5:10 pm

    Awww! Congrats on your being together for six years! Through your photos and your write-up it’s clear that you two are so happy with each other. All relationships have their ups and downs, but it’s how couples choose to work through them that makes a difference.

    I wish you two nothing but all the happiness in the world. Congrats again! ^^

  18. October 15, 2017 / 7:44 pm

    Awwww this is really sweet. Now I feel bad for not keeping those movie stubs. πŸ™ Hahaha! But congratulations to the both of youuuu! <3 Looking forward to more of your adventures!

  19. October 18, 2017 / 6:58 pm

    happy anniversary, eena and chris! here’s to forever more! <3