As the story has it, I woke up and found myself on the very opposite side of the globe – the flipside. I arrived February 16th, 2005 and thought I’d simply do a year, then leave. Years later and I’m still here. I went from being some random foreign girl to taking on labels I never imagined – university professor, film extra, professional boxer, CEO of my own girls-only fitness company, Flipside Fitness, and CEO of my own boxing club, Korea's largest -- Hulk's Club, formerly known as Hulk's Boxing.

After 11.5yrs in Korea, I picked up one day and left. I returned to Toronto, Canada but only to pack up my bags and venture out again. Now I'm living in Makate, Philippines. Life, for me, is better in Asia and I'm so happy here. This a new chapter in the book of my life though, it's a whole new book I've started!!! I'm a whole new woman and I left Korea with Flipside Fitness on my brain, Hulk's in my heart, boxing in my bag, and my four-legged friend Balboa Button by my side.

Life is an adventure and this is my story of yesterday.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Pushing Through the Negative to be Grateful for the Positive

I got all dolled up tonight for a special night out with some pretty special people -- a group of close friends that I adored.  So I took a shower, got dressed, and then started to put my makeup on.
When I finished getting ready, I snapped this picture... and then I showered again. 
These people right here... four people who have been so incredibly encouraging, supportive, sweet, and nothing short of awesome.  I love them all -- the Polish Princes, J-Doll, the Captain, and Skittles.
Tonight we and some other friends headed out for a fun-filled night and it felt so good to be with them.  It's nights like this I feel so completely blessed to be back in Canada, surrounded by people I love and people that love me.

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