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, July 05, 2017

From Fighting to Feasting

Gearing up for sparring.
I haven't been at Elorde for a month and a half now because I've changed homes and cities, 
but today I was back and I was there for some intense sparring.
Originally I was scheduled to step into the ring with Coach Arman but plans changed and next thing 
I knew it I was stepping into the ring with a former champ... Coach Rocky.
Our sparring got a bit dirty, with me bullying him at the side of the ropes.  Oh, I love the ropes!
I've been working on using my upper cut more and I scored some mean ones today.
Coach Rocky.  He doesn't say much but he says a lot in the ring with how he fights.
From beast in the ring to beauty outside of it, I then had to doll up for a dinner party out tonight.
A friend of a friend was having a soft opening tonight of their restaurant, Souv, out in BGC.
It was a "menu simulation" party which meant we were to test out the dishes, the staff, the restaurant itself.  I was lured there by the free food but it's the company that made it fabulous.

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