As the story has it, one day I headed to the opposite side of the globe – the Flipside. I arrived in Korea on February 16th, 2005 and thought I’d do a year, then leave. I went from being some random foreign girl to taking on labels I never imagined – university professor, film extra, professional boxer, reality TV star, CEO of my own girls-only fitness company (Flipside Fitness), CEO of my own boxing club (Hulk's Club, formerly known as Hulk's Boxing), and now I'm launching my 3rd business -- Empowered Clubhouse.

After 11.5yrs in Korea, I then picked up one day and returned to Toronto, Canada. But then I left again. This time it was for the Philippines. That's where I am now, living in the land of the happy people. The struggles are real and the struggles are many but I'm living life on my terms, I'm calling the shots, and I'm doing what I love. Life is an amazing adventure and this is my story of yesterday.

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Because it's Like That... Wednesday, September 7

You see sweat, I see...

...a girl who really doesn't care what you think because I'm too busy working on me.
...a girl who could make your workout look like her warm-up.
...a girl who feels the prettiest when she sweats.
...a girl who thinks training to be Wonder Woman sure beats training to look like Barbie.
...a girl who trains hard because she loves and respects her body, not because she hates it.
...a girl who is better than yesterday.
...a girl who has excuses like everyone else but has learnt to conquer them.
...a girl who knows health is wealth.
...a girl who is competition with nobody but herself.
...a girl who is high on life because of the endorphins from training.
...a girl who lives to challenge herself because what doesn't challenge you doesn't change you. athlete, not a girl -- not someone who is defined by their gender.

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