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  1. Krissy @ Shiawase Life
    January 18, 2012

    Your blog is so popular maybe this post will find them!!
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  2. Kristy @ KristyRuns
    January 18, 2012

    How funny! That’s so awesome you found their number, too!! Three years ago I was a geologist at a horrible job. Now, I own my own company and give running tours of Atlanta for a living! πŸ™‚
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    • Annette @ EnjoyYourHealthyLife
      January 18, 2012

      WOW girl–that is COOL! Go you for chasing your dreams!
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  3. Emily @ Perfection Isn’t Happy
    January 18, 2012

    My fiance and I met a little over 3 years ago, as well. This week, three years ago, we would’ve been a couple of weeks into our dating journey. Crazy how time flies :).
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  4. Dori
    January 18, 2012

    Yeah! Invite them!!! That is such an awesome story. Three years ago today, I was working at Merrill Lynch, feeling extremely annoyed by this loud obnoxious person near me who was CONSTANTLY on the phone with his guy friends all day (who does that?) on conference calls, saying HMPH over and over and over, and laughing hyena laughter. Good thing I have a blog so I can check back on January 2009. Also, I was in a really terrible relationship.
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  5. SaraRM
    January 18, 2012

    Wow what a cool story and the odds that you kept that piece of paper! Awesome

  6. Samantha Angela
    January 18, 2012

    What a cute story!!

  7. michelle
    January 18, 2012

    That is so random. You should totally get in contact with them.
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  8. Courtney
    January 18, 2012

    Ah, I love this post and that story! πŸ™‚
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  9. Elisabeth
    January 18, 2012

    Cute story! I don’t remember exactly what I was doing. My life hasn’t changed much in the last few years (stagnant…. changing that is one of this year’s goals/resolutions), so I’m sure something similar to today – sleeping during the day for my night shift at the hospital πŸ˜‰

  10. Susan
    January 18, 2012

    Three years ago today I was getting ready for my own wedding- 3/12/09! πŸ™‚ And my husband and I also had a period of time before we dated in which were were “just friends”!

    So funny when other people see things you do not. I actually had two best friends in college that were “just friends” and I predicted they would get married. I don’t know why but I always knew they were perfect together. They soon started dating and married shortly after college. They still remind me I predicted the future they never saw.

  11. Chelsea
    January 18, 2012

    Awh! That would be so cute if that couple showed up at your wedding :)) & to still have their number that many years later!

  12. Janine @ThePurpleGiraffe
    January 18, 2012

    You TOTALLY have to invite them. That’s awesome. I can 110% relate to this story, except in our case, it was 1 too many scorpion bowls. We were “just friends” too. It was 2004. Now we’ve been married over a year. Something about those drinks at Chinese food restaurants…
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  13. Hope @ With A Side Of Hope
    January 18, 2012

    That is really a sweet story! I had people say something similar twice to my fiance and I back when we were only together a couple of months. Let’s see three years ago today, I’m not sure what I was doing but today is our “monthly anniversary.” We’ve been together 6 years and 2 months today πŸ™‚
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  14. Jana @ Newly Wife Healthy Life
    January 18, 2012

    Yay! I love that story!! I think you should definitely contact the couple, I am sure they would love the thought! Obviously though you liked the idea of what the couple said even three years ago to still be able to remember them and their words today… πŸ™‚
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  15. Ashley O. @ The Vegetable Life
    January 18, 2012

    That is an amazing story, I am sure they would LOVE to hear from you!
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  16. Lena @Fit on the Rocks
    January 18, 2012

    What a fun story! 3 years ago today, I was probably just starting spring semester of my junior year of undergrad…not nearly as exciting as your story. It would be awesome if you got a hold of that couple!
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  17. Emily
    January 18, 2012

    That’s a great story – I hope you find them!

    It was about this time three years ago I was booking our tickets to move back from New Zealand to London! Time flies πŸ™‚
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  18. Liz
    January 18, 2012

    A cute story, but really? You just happened to find a napkin that you didn’t know you saved on the 3 year anniversary of this date in the weeks following your engagement? A better story that way, sure, but not believable to me. Admit you saved the napkin because you liked him!

    • Meghann
      January 18, 2012

      I did like him! πŸ™‚ But I don’t have the actual napkin. I found a photo of the napkin. I think I took a photo so I wouldn’t lose the number because we spilt something on it. But I swear that I didn’t remember that I had that photo until I was looking through the folder of photos (on my computer) this morning. It was really random.

  19. kathleen @ the daily crumb
    January 18, 2012

    that is the CRAZIEST thing i have ever heard!!! how fun that you found that picture… i do hope they read your blog and can see the way the universe worked out for you two πŸ™‚
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  20. Jessica @ Sushi and Sit-Ups
    January 18, 2012

    I am loving all the lovey dovey mushy posts lately!! I’m sure there were plenty others around you two who could also see what you two hadn’t yet. Or maybe you two did see it and just didn’t want to admit it. πŸ™‚
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  21. Gina @ Running to the Kitchen
    January 18, 2012

    That’s such a funny story, you should totally get in touch with them!
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  22. Jenny
    January 18, 2012

    Please do let us know if and when you call them!!
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  23. mi-an d.
    January 18, 2012

    it really is crazy how life works out sometimes! that’s why they always say enjoy the moment!

  24. Lindsay @ Running the Windy City
    January 18, 2012

    Such a great story! Three years ago today I was finishing up my undergraduate degree and totally stressed about where my life would take me next! I’m so happy for you and Derek πŸ™‚
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  25. Melissa
    January 18, 2012

    that is awesome! so funny you found their number!
    2 years ago yesterday (1.17.10) I met my boyfriend randomly at a bar, without mutual friends or anything that would have brought us together (except for fate maybe). We spent the whole weekend together and I knew right away that he was going to change my life for good. Last night we stopped in that same bar for a drink and I was overcome with emotions – crazy how life can change so much in just a few years!

  26. michelle m.
    January 18, 2012

    3 years ago today I was at home, sleep deprived but in love with a 2 week old newborn πŸ™‚ Who is now a happy, healthy , crazyyyyy3 year old boy πŸ™‚

  27. Cara @ I Don’t Believe in Diets
    January 18, 2012

    What an adorable story. I love it. Three years and a lot of good changes. Fun fun!
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  28. Lara
    January 18, 2012

    Three years ago today I ran my first half marathon, my now-boyfriend ran his first marathon, and we had our first date too!! Ring is picked out, so we will be engaged in the near future as well πŸ™‚

  29. Faith @ For the Health of It
    January 18, 2012

    Whoa, crazy! It would be so cool to have them at your wedding.

    I remember on my first date the coach and I went on, this other older couple at the bar struck up a conversation with us and told us how awesome of a couple we were (little did they know it was the first time we’d even been on a date!) They were so shocked to hear it was our first time out together, because apparently “we just had this great vibe between us”. Funny prediction!
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  30. Katie @ Talk Less, Say More
    January 18, 2012

    That is such an amazing story – I love it! I hope you guys do call them and tell them. πŸ™‚
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  31. Katie @ Peace Love & Oats
    January 18, 2012

    awww that’s too cute! Who would have known!?!??
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  32. Melissa @ TryingToHeal
    January 18, 2012

    Hehehe… I totally remember that post.

    And three years ago, I was moving to FL to work and meet you and Caitlin for the first time!!!!
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  33. Kathy
    January 18, 2012

    OH my goodness…so cute!

    I think they figured you are a match when they saw him taking pics of your belly…ha! Is that what he is doing or did I read it too fast and miss it? ha!

    Pretty cute post as always!
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  34. Colleen
    January 18, 2012

    I would try contacting them. It is amazing what outsiders can see that you can’t.

  35. Ricole Runs
    January 18, 2012

    That was the cutest story EVER!!! EVER EVER! Are you really going to call them? Do you think they’d remember you?

  36. Cat @Breakfast to Bed
    January 18, 2012

    I farking love that so hard. they NEED to come. they’re like your personal psychics with alcohol!
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  37. Annette @ EnjoyYourHealthyLife
    January 18, 2012

    SUCH a cool story!! I hope you find them πŸ˜‰

    When I met my husband, I so did NOT want a boyfriend….but now here we are, almost 2 years married now! He is the man of my dreams–I just did not know it. Hehe

    Speedy workout–sounds aweosme!
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  38. theswanin.me
    January 18, 2012

    That is soooo friggen COOL!!! Please call them like right now and report in what they said. I bet you will make their day if the number is still good. πŸ™‚

    Three years ago I was still at the same just but had a 3 yr old and a 6 month old. They are 6 and 3.5 now but gosh sometimes they still act the same! LOL
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  39. Cait’s Plate
    January 18, 2012

    It’s crazy to think how much can change in just 3 years! My whole life is completely different!
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  40. chelsey @ clean eating chelsey
    January 18, 2012

    THat is HILARIOUS! i would so be calling them up!

  41. Heather @ Better With Veggies
    January 18, 2012

    That’s awesome that you found their info – it would be so fun if they read this and got in touch! It’s always fun to look back and see how far we’ve come in 3 years.
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  42. Sarah
    January 18, 2012

    Just read your post from a few years ago. It’s kind of funny that you keep calling him “my friend Derek.” Thou protest too much? So happy for you two!

  43. Liz @ Tip Top Shape
    January 18, 2012

    That is such a sweet story!! You definitely should invite that couple!

  44. Cait @ Beyond Bananas
    January 18, 2012

    TOO funny… because 3 years ago today.. I was driving my NOW fiance home after the first time we met. (No.. no drive of shame..). We met out at a bar on the 17th and my friend had set us up..even though we didn’t know! the two of us and a bunch of others crashed on the floor at my friends studio apartment..and I drove my fiance home in a snow storm the next day!
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  45. jordan
    January 18, 2012

    What a crazy thing to think about – 3 years ago…
    I was in my last semester of college freaking out about the future while at the same time having the time of my life with my favorite people of all time! I never would have pictured myself living and working in California with my boyfriend but I couldn’t be happier πŸ™‚

  46. Shannon
    January 18, 2012

    I’ve totally had way too many hurricanes at that Pat O’Briens before! I accidentally pushed my boyfriend over the city walk moving walkway…true story…guess I didn’t know my own strength!?!?

    You should definitely invite them!
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  47. Tori
    January 18, 2012

    That is one of the cutest stories ive ever heard! I think your future babies will get a kick out of it πŸ™‚

  48. Claire Z.
    January 18, 2012

    Awesome story. 3 years ago I was a newlywed.

    A little over five years before that, I was determined that my husband was going to be my first one-night stand. Well, I screwed that up.

  49. Lee
    January 18, 2012

    You should invite them!

  50. Carissa
    January 18, 2012

    What a cute post! I love hearing how people met! Three years ago today I think I was working the Detroit auto show and miserable. I had also just gotten engaged and one of the diamonds fell out of my ring while at the show!
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    • Meghann
      January 18, 2012

      We actually met in college. We reconnected at a homecoming football game in November 2008 and then met for drinks at Pat O’Briens in January ’09 (after many emails went back and forth). It was a month later when he swept me away to an island getaway (with his family! lol) for Valentine’s Weekend that he admitted he still had feelings for me. It’s actually a long winding road to how we got together. lol

  51. Emily
    January 18, 2012

    Nice. I love that you fund their number (or at least, that photo of it!)

    Also – Pat O’Briens hurricanes? DELICIOUS and such a bad idea. Lol. I think I had 3 or 4 for breakfast when I was in NOLA to watch my beloved Cincinnati Bearcats play in the Sugar Bowl. The rest of the day was really rough. Good thing they are open on New Years Day though!
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  52. Nikole
    January 18, 2012

    Three years ago I had just gotten engaged ( on January 3rd) so I was busy thinking about wedding stuff.

  53. Ari @ Ari’s Menu
    January 18, 2012

    It’s fate! Love, love, love! I think you should definitely invite them! πŸ™‚

  54. Brie
    January 18, 2012

    That is hilarious!
    Before Tim and I started dating, a friend of ours had a crush on him. I asked her if it was okay if we went out, and she said, “Sure, as long as I can do a toast at your wedding! You guys are getting married.”
    And we did, and she did do a toast!
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  55. Corey @ Learning Patience
    January 18, 2012

    Thanks….I actually love this story to death. You HAVE to call them. How cool is that??? You never know what life has in store for you do you? We think we can plan and plan…but really most things are really out of our control. What a happy ending. I’m so happy for you!
    I had to really stop and think about 3 years ago…I was paiently waiting to get proposed too….little did I know it would only be 1 month more till it happened.

    xoxo from Trinidad
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  56. Megan
    January 18, 2012

    What a great story!!! I need to be better about saving pictures, and listening to strangers, apparently!
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  57. Hillary
    January 18, 2012

    My boyfriend and I were introduced by a mutual friend who also predicted our future marriage (before she even introduced us, no less). Neither of us have really kept in touch with this mutual friend that much since college, but we’re still planning on inviting her to our future wedding ; )
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  58. erica
    January 18, 2012

    that is such a great story! i love it! i hope you contact them! πŸ™‚
    i wonder what i did 3 years ago today….
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  59. Samantha
    January 18, 2012

    So cute! What are the chances that you kept that photo all these years. Awesome.
    Do you have a post from when you and Derek first started dating? Would love to read! (yep, I’m a hopeless romantic)
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  60. Abbey
    January 18, 2012

    3 years ago today I was prepping for my wedding that was in 6 days. Such a crazy but exciting time πŸ™‚

  61. Crystal
    January 18, 2012

    Oh I love that story! Funny how that couple saw something that you and Derek just didn’t see yet. My fiance and I had been dating for just a few months when we were at a 4th of July BBQ. I sat on his lap as we watched fireworks in the backyard and he looked at me and said “I’m going to marry you someday aren’t I?”. I laughed and said “yes. yes you are”. We are getting married on June 15th! πŸ™‚

  62. Kate @Pastafreerunner
    January 18, 2012

    What a sweet story! I love it πŸ™‚
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  63. Laura
    January 18, 2012

    This is the coolest story I’ve read…ever! Seriously, Meghann, I just couldn’t be happier for you and Derek. This story gave me chills! So happy for you. πŸ™‚
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  64. Christina
    January 18, 2012

    Three years ago today I was a couple weeks into my new job, just recently back in Mississippi from Colorado… and little did I know a week later would meet the man who became my husband!
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  65. BroccoliHut
    January 18, 2012

    Haha! I love this story!! You guys were meant for each other πŸ™‚
    When I first met Seth, my roommate at the time insinuated that perhaps he liked me “like that.” And I remember saying, “No way–he just wants to be friends.” Go figure.
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  66. Jodi
    January 18, 2012

    That’s an awesome story! You have to let them know!
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  67. Army Amy*
    January 18, 2012

    Love it! My husband and I met in physics class and wanted to invite our old teacher to our wedding, but I never could track her down.*
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    • Meghann
      January 18, 2012

      My parents met in American History class and I had the same teacher for the same class junior year πŸ™‚

  68. Cara
    January 18, 2012

    That is awesome! I was ‘just friends’ with my fiance 3 years ago today and little did I know he was going to ask me out 7 days later πŸ™‚
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  69. sarah
    January 18, 2012

    love this story!
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  70. Casey @ Insatiably Healthy
    January 18, 2012

    That is the cutest story. ever. You have to invite them!

  71. Michelle @ A Healthy Mrs
    January 18, 2012

    What a cute story! Love it!
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  72. Rachel @Healthy Chicks
    January 18, 2012

    Wow, what a story! That’s like those ones you read in the movies hehe.. It must be so much fun looking back on old posts and seeing all that you’ve accomplished throughout the years, especially the engagement. Congrats!

  73. jena
    January 19, 2012

    Love is capable of anything. My Hubs & I broke up for 6mths before we got married. We dated for 3yrs, broke up for 6mths – actually broke up. didn’t see each other, and barely spoke. we got back together, got engaged one month later, and we’ve been married 3 years on Feb 7th. So, 3 yrs ago today, I was probably annoying something about wedding planning.
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  74. duddes02
    January 19, 2012

    LOVE this story. My husband and I were just friends for a LONG time. Everyone else kept saying what we didn’t know πŸ™‚ . Looking back-I know our relationship is crazy awesome now because of all those years that we were “just friends”

    This post totally made me grin and remember all our good times.

    It would rock if this couple showed up to your wedding.

  75. Anne
    January 19, 2012

    AWESOME story – You have to call them!!!

  76. Monica C.
    January 20, 2012

    Love, love, LOVE this story!! I love it that you have their photo! They will be thrilled to hear from you!

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