As the story has it, one day I headed to the opposite side of the globe – the Flipside. I arrived in Korea February 16th, 2005 and thought I’d do a year, then leave. I was wrong. I stayed, launched my first company, Flipside Fitness, and then opened Korea's largest boxing club, Hulk's Boxing (now called Hulk's Club).

After 11.5yrs in Korea, I then picked up one day and returned to Toronto, Canada. But then I left again.

Now I live in the Philippines where I am the CEO and head coach of Empowered Clubhouse, the Philippines' first and only boxing clubhouse exclusively just for women. I also am the founder of the Lil' Sistas Project, CEO and designer of Slay Gear and Baa Baa Black Sheep .Ph.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

One Thing Lead to Many Things

This picture was taken right after my incident.  I had gone to the club with friends, cut a black sock and rolled it up over my cast.  I was super insecure about my body and even more insecure about things because of why I had a caste.  My buddy Rene wanted a picture though so he put his arms around me to show support and we snapped the picture.  

It was the only picture I allowed to be taken of my cast.
A few years later and there I was.  Trimmed down and toned up, standing ringside in Korea as a fighter.

Boxing changed my life forever but I vouch it gave me a life.  It gave me a life of meaning.

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