As the story has it, one day I headed to the opposite side of the globe – the Flipside. I arrived in Asia February 16th, 2005 and thought I’d 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, 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 left. I returned to Toronto, Canada 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. But then I left again. This time it was for the Philippines. That's where I'm at 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.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A Late Night with Family

Arrived at the cemetery and was instantly lost for words at how elaborate and pretty it was.
Even the sun setting over the property was super pretty.
Outside of the chapel room where the wake was to be held, they were setting up for a late night dinner and there were these large gorgeous flower arrangements that had been sent to the family.
Filipinos and food, it isn't a conincidence the two start with the same letter of the alphabet.  
The two go together and after the wake there was a late dinner served.
It gave every one the chance to catch up with each other and share memories.
It was a late night of family and food but it was a very sweet one considering why we were all there.  We were there to mourn the passing of who I was told was a sweet, gentle man, but it was so great to see and meet the great family he and his wife had created. 

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