Always 70 and Sunny
Always 70 and Sunny

Dealer’s choice sucks, but we still love him…


Nine nefarious SOJ studs gathered in the NoToll gloom to experience the latest SOJ attraction… the finest pair of beatdown balls in all RVA! Here’s why these fine gentlemen won’t be walking straight for the rest of the week:



  • Mosey onto the BBall Court and circle up
  • Classic Rock ON
  • Welcome & Disclaimer
  • Variable IC Reps to get the muscles warm top to bottom
  • Mosey out to the bleachers, stopping en route to pay the Toll – x20 Dips, x20 Derkins

COP #1:

  • DEATH DICE – Round 1
  • Circle up, each PAX takes a turn tossing the dice to determine exercise & reps
  • Highlight: DEALER rolls x30 “Dealer’s Choice” – he chose Burpees – oof

COP #2:

  • Mosey the full field

COP #3:

  • DEATH DICE – Round 2

Mosey BTTF for COT:

  • Counterama # 9
  • Namerama
  • Announcerama (see Below)
  • OC took the PAX out in Prayer

NMS: There was a death dice on Station in Papua New Guinea which looked like a really good/bad idea. We roped it into one of the last bootcamps while I was there and it produced a solid sweatfest. So YHC got home and ordered a version from Amazon with two foam dice, one with variable exercises and the other with total reps, seconds or “burn-out”. The PAX initially gave YHC’s squishy balls a D- on badassery but soon discovered (mostly thanks to 30 burpees called by Dealer) that the dice are worthy of an A+ in the world of bootcamp sweatfests. In fact, it was enough YHC spontaneously gave the PAX a break with a mid-way run and triple check between Death Dice sets. Always fun to bring something new to the gloom! #SOJSTRONG …SYITG fellas, DTH

Prayer Requests:

  • Let’s lift up OC and all our fellow Dad’s in the throws of parenting difficult teenagers. 


I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.” Abraham Lincoln

The boy who is going to make a great man must not make up his mind merely to overcome a thousand obstacles, but to win in spite of a thousand repulses and defeats.” Theodore Roosevelt

God meets daily needs DAILY. Not weekly or annually. He will give you exactly what you need when it is needed.” Max Lucado

Announcements (SEE SLACK!)

  • MAY – FNG CHALLENGE – Bring out as many FNG’s in May as you can, then get them to come out again for our Memorial Day convergence
  • 5/12 – SOJ Happy Hour and Leadership Chat
  • 5/21 – SOJ Family BBQ at BWE
  • 5/29 – Memorial Day Convergence at Tredagger 
  • 5/30 – Rosie hosting the 1st SOJ Summer Coffee Tour following NoToll
  • 6/3 – School of Rock workout for our kids that will follow R&R monthly through the summer
  • 6/29 – Ultimate Frisbee at the Forge – other future dates/locations TBD

About Author

Joined F3 at NoToll 9/25/18. Started The FORGE 4/4/19. Fealty to SOJ. Follower of Jesus Christ. Pediatrician. Missionary. Husband to the M since 2005. Papa to a couple awesome 2.0's "Oreo" & "Banjo".

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