My name is Kelly and I live outside of DC with my two kids. I am a mom, blogger, photographer, baseball fanatic, triathlete and, unfortunately, a part-time government contractor (kidding: love my paying job!). In 2008 I separated from my husband and I am now experiencing life as a single mom. It has been a sad, fun, exciting, crazy time. Of course I can say that now because I have successfully completed the mandatory time served crying on my sofa for 12 months....more
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I was never a particularly athletic kid. My nose was usually stuck in a book. But I had a fascination with the runners and triathletes that I would sometimes watch on TV. I remember watching an Ironman race on NBC and thinking how amazing those people were and dreaming of being one of them. In the past few years I have realized that I will never be an elite athlete, but it does not mean that I can't train to participate in triathlons, marathons, and other races. You don't have to be fast....more
Yankee-born and bred, living and working in D.C. I ran/walked the Marine Corps Marathon in 2005. And then I ran it in 2006, shaving an hour off my time. I document my transition from my downward health spiral, to being the healthiest i've ever been in my life.