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 08, 2017

Ready, Set, Spar!

 The pre sparring pic and post sparring pic... before the beats were given out and taken, before we got gym nasty sweaty and super smelly.
And the Instagram edited pic I posted, along with what I wrote for it...
We didn't come here to look pretty. At 7am that's not even on the mind nor is the mind fully awake for that matter. We came here to train hard. Seven rounds of boxing today and this pic was snapped just as we got out of the ring and tossed our head gear off. Looking rough for the camera, sure, but getting tougher in the ring and that's all that matters. Love my morning sparring!

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