Girlboxing

Blog URL:http://girlboxing.wordpress.com/
Blog Tags:Boxing, Girl boxing, Musings, Writing, Boxing Training, Brooklyn, Inspirational, Grief
Country:United States
State/Province:New York
Location:Brooklyn

Unique girlboxer experiences in the ring and out.



Latest Blog Posts



Stepping into the Joe Hand Boxing Gym on North 3rd Street in Philadelphia, on Saturday, the week before her co-main event fight at Kings Theater in Brooklyn, I knew I had arrived at the right place when I heard boxer Melissa St Vil exclaim, “heeeey...

Seventeen years today… I chose to remember joy, even though my heart aches for the losses. For the hole in the sky. For the people I mourn. For an America that was less fractured by revenge, less intent on unraveling progress, less mean in its...

Stamina

on Aug 18, 2018 in: writing

I’ve noticed it all summer long—small minute observations of not being on my game. Whether it’s slowing down in the ring as the rounds add up or the feeling that I’m going to run out of breath when I walk from home to my writing room or from...

If not now, when

on Aug 16, 2018

I set my alarm to wake up at 5:15 AM today. Now up and making my way through our quiet apartment, I am aware that it is dark again. A quick check shows the sunrise today will be at 6:07 AM, a sign, even in mid-August, that the sun is well into its de...

A few things I know

on Jun 8, 2018 in: Paris, Shoes

Sometimes speaking in platitudes is a way of getting at the truth of things. One of them that I’ve been mulling over lately is about not cheating at solitaire. That might seem fairly straightforward—I mean really, how silly is that—but ultimate...

Tiara Brown is a boxer

on May 21, 2018

Tiara Brown is a boxer. Since she first put on the gloves at the age of 13, there isn’t a day that has gone by when she hasn’t thought about the sport of boxing. Now, at the age of 29 and after nearly 17 years in the sport, the former amateur USA...

I’m off at the beach for a week on a writer’s retreat. So far, I’ve managed a few timed writes, a lovely two and a half hour nap, lots of good eating, and some research on a fighter for a pal, but now comes the hard part. Sorting th...