Re-building healthy habits & podcast recs

I got an email from USA Triathlon last week inviting me to register for the Olympic Distance Age Group National Championships again this year. My first thought was, “Couldn’t they host this event someplace more interesting than Omaha, Nebraska?” My second thought was, “Wow, I qualified this season? I took it pretty easy this year. […]

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A Tale of Two Triathlons

When I was plotting out my triathlon season earlier this year, I had two priorities: Early season races Reasonable start times “Why,” you ask? Because I am a lazy triathlete. You may think that this sounds counter-intuitive, but I assure you it makes complete and total sense. I’m not a lazy person. As far as […]

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Musings while cycling

If you follow me on the insta, you know that my genius self neglected to do any of my cycling workouts outside this training season…oooops. I realized this on Monday – on my way to a spin class – and thought “Oh shit! I have a race on Saturday, and I haven’t been on my […]

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Living Seasonally

  I’ve mentioned before that I’m a seasonal drinker: whiskey in the winter, gin in the summer, rosé when temps breach 70 and red once they drop into the 40s. Drinking different things according to the temperature just makes sense to me. You don’t go swimming at the beach when it’s 40 degrees out. Why […]

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Luxury fitness on a budget

I started Drunk on Opportunity when I was a broke graduate student training for a marathon. At the time, I was trying to figure out how to balance a crazy schedule with healthy habits…on a very tight budget. Thankfully, my grad school bet paid off and now I make a decent living and get to spend my nights and weekends at leisure […]

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