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.

Saturday, August 03, 2019

Almost Rained Out... Saturday, August 3

My 7am team run, rained out.

On the flipside though, one of my friends came out to run, she was the only one that was able to do so, and instead of going for a run we stayed in and chatted.  Over peanut butter and banana sandwiches and hot coffee, we finally got a chance to catch up and she finally got a chance to not only meet Rousey but also see my clubhouse for the first time.  

My 10am small team boxing session, somewhat rained out.

Only 2 of my 4 small team fighters were able to show up.  However, because of that, I decided to switch things up and "treat them" all to padwork.  I don't usually do padwork on the weekly bases with my small teams because it makes it impossible for me to guide the rest of the fighters when my undivided attention is on whomever is hitting the pads I'm holding. 

Preparing for my birthday party, delayed but not rained out.

Ya, I don't do parties and I don't like surprises but I'm throwing a party and my guests don't even know they're my guests.  They don't even know I'm showing up and they don't even know it's my birthday.  It's a surprise surprise party for a group of people in this beautiful country that are exceptionally special for me.  And on that note, I won't say anymore.  Tomorrow night is the party.

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