• Meredith Kessler Family Eagleman 2012

Eagles, Snakes + Crab Cakes at Eagleman!

We had a blast in Cambridge, Maryland at the fantastic Eagleman 70.3 race! I pretty much ate my way through Dorchester county like a hungry hungry hippo especially in the crab cake department as there surely is nothing better than a Maryland Crab Cake—tasty all around. Jerry Nista, Vigo + team managed and

June 21st, 2012|
  • Meredith Kessler and husband Aaron Kessler hug finish line Ironman St. George


As ever, the detailed pictures and videos posted here seem to be the window to the fantastic month of May that we had and as I organize them for this blog, I can’t even find enough words to express my gratitude for it all. May especially has always been such a fun month for my family and friends—sprinkled with our wedding anniversary, many birthdays, an Ironman and ample festivities to celebrate!

June 1st, 2012|

Getting Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

People may read the title to this blog and instantly think, 'why on earth would I ever want to get comfortable being UNCOMFORTABLE?!” This seems like pure insanity. After all, who wants to be in any discomfort! I totally understand this initial thought process! With that said... Within purplepatch, we dive into the

April 30th, 2012|

Dreaming in Color: IMNZ 70.3

I have always had the mindset that DREAMING IN COLOR was the best way to approach all realms of LIFE. I feel as if this thought process sets one up for success vs. the potential for any disappointment. A basic example of this can even come into play when talking about a simple

March 22nd, 2012|

An Enriched Holiday Season

Happy New Year to everyone! It's been a really enriching holiday season for us and we feel so fortunate. Even though I am grateful for what I have in life EVERY SINGLE DAY, I feel like it is magnified even more so during the holiday time. I know I have this trend of

January 24th, 2012|

Pushing Past The Plateau

When I take a bird's eye view at the 2011 season, I am very grateful to have experienced everything I did this year. I hit some rough patches in my opening races which left a lot of health issues in question but it was very important to me to use those mishaps to

November 29th, 2011|

Team USA: Happy Days

Heading into ITU LC WC, I was still on a high from my sister's wedding the weekend before and those memories were certainly still heavily and fondly on my mind. I was really excited to be a part of a 'world championship' and to represent the USA. In addition, I was PUMPED for

November 15th, 2011|

Celebrating in Cbus: Kels & Dave’s Wedding week!

The end of October was a very special weekend for my family as it was Kelsey and David's wedding weekend! Pictures DEFINITELY have to do most of the talking as words cannot FULLY express what a FUN, PRICELESS and PERFECT week this was--we had an absolute blast. I flew to Cbus a week

November 15th, 2011|


It was a pleasure to have the opportunity to race another half Rev 3 triathlon in Anderson, South Carolina. Once again, Rev 3 delivered unforgettable memories for all of it's participants. As I experienced while taking part in Rev 3 Portland earlier in the summer, this company is truly FIRST CLASS. Their attention

October 20th, 2011|

Arctic Ease: Bag the Ice, Ease the Pain!

I'm REALLY delighted to be a part of the Arctic Ease family and could not ask for a better sponsor! I recently had the opportunity to visit them in Providence and it was an unforgettable experience. Be on the look out for this innovative, authentic and unique's going places. It's supported too

October 18th, 2011|