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My precious Beagle Mickey. 10-27-2000- 10-29-2016 RIP.




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I am getting married October 2017! In my 7 years with Sparkpeople there's never been a stronger incentive than my true vintage 1950's satin wedding gown.

Hi I am Samantha, I was born three months premature on a Native American reservation in Montana, I am half German & half Native American. I've been living near Dusseldorf Germany for three years.

I am 33 years old and work as a social sciences teacher at a bilingual high school. This job literally has me on my feet all day and is full of all the challenges one can imagine working with children/families in an extremely bureaucratic/work obsessed society :) My work keeps me alert and Sparkpeople keeps me accountable!


Member Since: 8/10/2010

Fitness Minutes: 127,794

My Goals:
Try to get my troublesome Native American belly flat without surgery (though I am considering it.) I hope controlling my insulin via a wheat free diet will help.

I eat clean, high protein and high fruit/vegetable diet. I never started with alcohol on account of my cultural background:(


My Program:

I have a treadmill, parked conveniently in front of the tv :)

I walk constantly, that's the good thing about living and working in Western Europe. We rely a lot less on cars and are always running for trains, buses and trams.. As teacher I am constantly on my feet and so busy sometimes I forget to eat (which is not good, I know)





Personal Information:
I am fanatical about travel! :P I grew up working class and always wanted to travel so I work hard and save to be able to backpack in different countries. So far I have been to:

Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Canada
Czech Republic
Colombia
Denmark
Ecuador
England
Fiji
France
Germany
Holland
Hungary
India
Ireland
Japan
Morocco
Panama
Poland
Portugal
Russia
Slovakia
Switzerland
Spain
Sweden
Turkey
Ukraine
United States
Uruguay


Other Information:
I just finished my MA of Secondary Special Education in May 2011 which allowed me to move to Australia for two years. One day when all my student loan debt is paid off (har har!) I'd like to get another MA in Bilingual Education focusing on Spanish & German.






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  • v COOKWITHME65
    Wishing you a wonderful wedding if you haven't gotten married as of yet!
    40 days ago
  • v ISNESS
    Hi Samatha, thanks for stopping by. Hope everything is sparking and bright on your end of the world!
    120 days ago
  • v SPEDED2
    Thank you for the friend add and I have added you as well. I've been to Germany twice, but that was eons ago. The first time was the Army hospital in Frankfort. Our son was severely allergic to bee and wasp stings and we were medivaced there for testing. This was in December and we got to visit the Christkindl Markets and walked many miles in the city after the testing was finished. The second time was for pleasure. A friend and I spent two weeks with a Eurorail pass and toured Germany and Austria. Berchtesgaden was by far the most beautiful place on Earth that I have ever seen. When I stepped off the train, the view took my breath away!

    I look forward to getting to know you and we make the journey to better health.

    emoticon ~ Jeanne
    154 days ago
  • v ISNESS
    Hi Samatha,
    thank you for befriending me. Looks like fun and you live in one of the best parts of Germany.
    I used to live in Heidelberg. Did you ever seen it? Best wishes for your up coming wedding day. Where did you visit in Slovakia? And what did you see in Boemen?
    Stay cool.
    Ivana

    154 days ago
  • v APPLEVEE
    Thanks for adding me as a friend. I spent some time reviewing your site. It looks like you have a very full and happy year! I lived 4 years in Germany about an hour north of Dusseldorf. It was fabulous. Good luck on your journey and Congratulations on your engagement!
    154 days ago
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