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



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...

If not now when?

on Mar 25, 2018

I have felt terribly whipsawed of late by the constant flow of news that hits my consciousness through one channel or another. I’ve even turned off all of the alerts that used to bombard my smart phone, but shutting down the input doesn’t mean th...

My ritual of morning is out of kilter. With the gym closed today there’s no need to push myself out of bed at 5:30 to begin the process of readying for the gym. Gone is the symmetry of my every other weekday morning boxing workout with my train...

Alicia “Slick” Ashley (24-11-1), with a career that began with her NY Daily News Golden Gloves win in 1996, is set to fight Dina Thorslund, a 24-year-old, 10-0 fighter on March 10, 2018, at Struer Energi Park in Denmark. The pair will fig...

A great premise of Alice Walker’s monumental work, The Color Purple, was the idea that Celie could become herself and validate her being, by writing letters to God. The notion that through an active imaginative process one can free oneself fro...