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.

Monday, May 08, 2017

Back to Boxing... Monday, May 8

Showed up for boxing and Coach Garry was happy to see me.  I was greeted with a lot of extra smiles, curious faces, fist bumps, and my buddies all asking me where I had been.  I hadn't been at boxing since last Monday, a week ago.  I had missed out on a lot of boxing and two sparring sessions, totally not like me but I was super sick (also totally not like me).

I told them I had been super sick and then I broke the news to them that I'll be staying here in the Philippines.  Big news for a Monday morning!

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