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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 was born not breathing and hence left with a tiny limp in one of my legs but no damage whatsoever to my cognitive faculties. I am so grateful and therefore love to exercise most days! It's been awesome to be part of Sparkpeople for almost 3 years now.

I am just about to turn 30 years old and an Erzieherin (or qualified Kindergarten teacher) ...
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 was born not breathing and hence left with a tiny limp in one of my legs but no damage whatsoever to my cognitive faculties. I am so grateful and therefore love to exercise most days! It's been awesome to be part of Sparkpeople for almost 3 years now.

I am just about to turn 30 years old and an Erzieherin (or qualified Kindergarten teacher) in Essen Germany. 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!
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Member Since: 8/10/2010

SparkPoints: 26,275

Fitness Minutes: 73,723

My Goals:
I'd like to lose another 40 pounds in 2012-13




My Program:
Trying to figure that out while I re-adjust to German life...



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:

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


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.

I am a dedicated, but novice teacher you can read about that here:

FAVOURITE THINGS:

Music: Silverchair, System of a Down (+Serj solo,) Rammstein, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, birds of Tokyo, Darren Hayes, Incubus, Gwen Stefani, Pharell, and so many more...

Holiday: Holloween!

Season: Fall (that's why I love being an October birthday too!)

TV: Mad Men, Sopranos, Simpsons...vintage tv...

My two favourite film genres are horror and religious---seriously!



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CLESHER
7/12/2013 9:43:02 AM

Hi Samantha,


You have a great name...it is soo cool you are living abroad in Russia, How do you like it?

I was checking out your taste in music and we have the same taste in music which is awesome....I will have to check out birds of Tokyo never head of them....

I was lucky enough to get to see the Foo Fighters in concert in Octover of 2011 for free..by bother-in-law got tickets from his girlfriend who works at ticketmaster. The concert was amazing...

Prior to that I hadn't been to a concert since the late 80s-early 90s ......I was also lucky enough to see such bands as New Order, Depeche Mode, Jane's Addiction, Elvis Costello, Neitzer Ebb, Thomas Dolby, Siouxie and the Banshees, the B-52s, the Sugarcubes, Pop Will Eat Itself...and others...those were fun times in my youth.....still love music though....

One of my absolute favorite bands is Dead Can Dance, they released a new album in 2012 called Anastasis..it is amazing..

Anyway I digress....just wanted to say hi and thank you for adding me as a friend...

Really looking forward to our journey together...we are at the same weight...and I know we will make it to 145...Whoo Hoo...


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LANEYTHEGIRL
6/24/2013 7:01:21 PM

Thanks and I agree about the clothing choices.



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KYLIECAT1
6/22/2013 10:31:56 PM

thanks for the friend add !



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LANEYTHEGIRL
6/20/2013 7:01:31 PM

Nice to meet you. Lovely dress you are wearing in that picture.



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SAMI199
6/6/2013 7:38:05 AM

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Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.
Khalil Gibran

Pass it on...

Hugs,Sami



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