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 Makati, Philippines. Life for me is better in Asia and I'm so happy here. This isn't 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. 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.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Bye Friends but the Stress Stayed... Wednesday, February 22

It was a day of goodbyes today.

I traveled to Whitby to say goodbye to my dad and to my hairdresser Marney.

I traveled to Clancy's Boxing to say goodbye to manager Kris, owner Mr. Clancy, and head coach Coach Rico.

Then I stayed up to about 3am, hoping a minor error in my airline ticket wouldn't mean saying goodbye to a chunk of my money.  Am now leaving on Tuesday as oppose to Monday because of a minor overlook with our initial plane ticketing.  It ended up only costing an additional $100 but now it means I have to change Balboa's last vet visit and all the papers associated with that.

I wish I could say goodbye to the stress of Balboa's paperwork and not my friends.

...but oh the fun continues...

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