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.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Back at Boxing

I'M BACK!!!... felt so good to be back in the boxing club, boots on, hands wrapped and Coach Bogs yelling out the shots during padwork. It was a rough road to recovery full of total frustration but now I'm back to training hard. I love it and I missed it. 

Hard lesson learned -- listen to your body and see a doctor if you feel something is off because no matter how strong or how tough you think you are, you are after all still just a human. 

Love your body, challenge it to change it, but also listen to it. To listen to it means to respect it.
 Today I watched as Coach Bogs geared up one of his fighters for sparring.
Oh how I miss sparring, seriously.  It use to be something that really made me nervous to partake in but now I love it.  I still get butterflies the morning of it but that's part of the enjoyment of it, the anticipation and love for the challenges it poses.

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