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.

Thursday, July 06, 2017

...But First Coffee

 My new favourite breakfast -- the granola bowl at Wildflour Cafe.
After breakfast I did a bit of exploring at a local park.  My intentions were to actually go see the fitness gym located on the other side of it but I got a bit distracted.  I ended up checking out the gym but not after snapping some pictures and sight seeing at this gorgeous park.
I don't have boxing today but that doesn't mean it's a day off training.
Afternoon laps in the pool and then evening weight training.
I love how you can see the cranes working away in the background.
The Philippines is a beautiful country that's evolving and only getting better and I thought it rather symbolic with where I'm at in my life and the path I'm on. 

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