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

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

To Everything There is a Reason

It's a weird feeling I often get, sitting down for a meeting to talk about my upcoming business and bringing up Hulk's and Flipside.  I'm always proud to talk about Flipside, it gave me a sense of purpose and belonging, but to talk about Hulk's, it's bittersweetness.  Some days I can't believe I actually got up and walked away from it but then I remind myself why I did it.  I had reached my potential there and had reached my limit on things people will never fully understand.  

I miss Hulk's every single day but I know that I wouldn't be here and couldn't be here unless I had done what I did.  Hulk's was a practice run for what I'm about to launch and I know that's so incredibly true.  I'm proud of where I am but it definitely came with much sacrifice.
I'm currently addicted to this song and after a long day of meetings, I came home and put it on.
Music always puts me in a different, much-needed mood.

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