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Sometimes I feel like a square peg in a round hole and I like that. I'm constantly finding ways to expand myself. I used to be a professional figure skater and spent three years traveling the world making little kids smile. I grew up on a small farm in Manitoba, Canada but have been running around the globe for the past 11 years trying to find my niche. A couple of years ago I realized that I was right where I needed to be, and I had always been there. Here. I find it difficult to conform to the expectations of others, but have a genuine desire to help people and make the world a better place, in this I like to call myself a compassionate visionary. I felt at 'home' for the first time in a long time when I moved to Portland 2 years ago. I recently cut my hair and am taking a stab at a life with bangs. So far so good.
We are all here, just doing the best that we can.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
A Green Goblin
Currently I am acquiring all of the tools I need to be the world's most amazing (and probably smallest) chiropractor. Grad school is tough but in all of the right places.I just started my Clinical Internship which means that I am finally treating patients. I haven't felt this passionate about something since my competitve figure skating years. Chiropractic has been one of my happiest and healthiest happenstances.
In between all of these moments, I tend to jump on a plane whenever I can to find out more about this world and about myself. I just got back from a three month school hiatus in Central America. What a shockingly stunning experience.
Music, Movies, and Books
"The Elephant Vanishes" and "Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman" by Haruki Murakami, "The Giver" by Lois Lowry
The Crooked Brothers, Cat Power, Siskiyou,Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside, Dan Mangan, Laura Gibson, Loudon Wainwright, Patrick Watson, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, Al Green, Slow Club, Etta James, Alela Diane, Al Tuck, Andrew Bird
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Won the Canadian Ice Dancing National Championships
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Belize, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Thailand, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
Canada, China, United States