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.

Friday, January 05, 2018

Day One of Life in The Fort

Woke up to this, The Fort busy and in full gear just outside my condo window.
This view reminds me of The Captain's office view in Toronto.  I remember him showing me this awesome view of the city, a totally unobstructed 
Reason 101 why leaving home is hard... the cuteness of him is too much!
Today it started -- my runs to Makati from The Fort, BGC.
With all the traffic and jeepneys on McKinley, I had to wear a bandana.
And of course I had to pack light too because all my gear had to fit into my backpack 
and strapped on my back while I ran to and from the boxing club.
I'm the ninja in the city, apparently.  If it weren't for the fact that I'm a chick with hot pink running shoes and a hot pink backpack, I'm sure I would have got different looks from security along the way.
The field outside my condo works for a great place to do some post training stretching.
And then of course I come home to this cuteness overdose and all is chill again.

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