Theresa Nichols Schuster lived, played and worked for 30 years in Wolf Point, Montana on the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Reservation. For 15 of those years she had her own business providing education, coordination and support for community health promotion. She has a B.S. in Agricultural Land Resources, a Masters in Theological Studies from the Berkeley, California Graduate Theological Union - Franciscan School, and a Masters of Education with a Health Promotion emphasis. She writes young adult and new adult novels that are inspired by real life, and has also written many articles about health and wellness. Recently moved back to Bozeman, Montana, she no longer has to drive 300 miles one way for medical appointments or clothes shopping and has enjoyed more than one grocery store within 50 miles. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, gardening, photography, ceramics and visiting with family and friends.