Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates….

Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates….

It was beautiful summer morning with Halloween looming around the corner when I thought, “how can introduce some fun into my Qs and push my personal pain levels?” I’m not honestly sure when I came up with the idea but I immediately started texting each of the Site Qs.

Since none of the calendars communicate it was pretty easy and I only needed to bump one person, thanks Gerber! Next up was coming up with a costume and then planning a painful Q with the possibility of a theme.

Today was my 30th Q and the theme was the ever so famous Forrest Gump. I had Carson drop me off near the buses and then made my way down the long sidewalk for my entrance. “I was running….”. I started my sprint with the famous stiff upper body and a few of the PAX noticed my entrance. I should have had it filmed it would have made a great gif. Oh well….

DiCCS given. Let’s roll…


Mosey to the front of the high school. Circle up for….

1. 20 x SSH IC

2. 20 x Imperial Walker IC

3. 10 x Merkins IC

4. Jimmy Dugan

5. Calf Stretch

6. 20 x Deep Slow Squats IC

7. 20 x Mountain Climbers IC

Money to Alcove for some classic Merkin Air Press Webb. My momma always said life is like a box of chocolates and this is going to suck. 1 Merkin & 4 Air Presses up to 10 & 49.

Mosey to circle by track and find some light. ACTION:

  • Forrest Gump: Lieutenant Dan, what are you doing here?
  • Forrest Gump: Lieutenant Dan, what are you doing here?
  • Lieutenant Dan: I thought I’d try out my sea legs.
  • Forrest Gump: But you ain’t got no legs, Lieutenant Dan.

So let’s lose the feelings in our legs together. This is called the Lt Dan. 1 deep squat & 4 jump lunges. Only half completed….for now

Mosey to large HS parking lot. 1st light, 10 x Speed Skaters and back. 2nd Light, 10 x Speed Skaters and back. Out to end of parking light, 10 x Speed Skaters and back. 10 x Monkey Humpers between each round.

Mosey towards stairs. 1 x Big boy sit-ups. 4 x LBCs. 2 x Carolina Dry Docks between each round. Half completed because my leather belt was hurting my spine. So let’s roll out…

Mosey to back of middle school picnic tables. Complete Lt Dans. Now find some bench. 30 x dips. 30 x In & Outs. Repeat but with only 15 x In & Outs.

Mosey back to COT with 2 minutes to spare. Complete the last few rounds of the previous Ab Webb. All done!


Big old group today! Lots of familiar faces and two FNGs. Thanks for following me across the campus today. Thank you to everyone that circled back for the 6! This is an essential step in our growing/building/“feel good about yourself for helping others” process. Get back to the circle first, break off and go back to the end when you can fellas.

Nearly zero mumble chatter. Maybe we had some but I missed it. Usually you at least hear Recalc comment on someone’s poor form but is didn’t do any Bobby Hurley’s so that could have been it. Maybe it was the slew of Webbs that kept the chatter low. Great push by everyone to close it out. Everyone got over 2 miles and pushed hard.

Lastly, I learned today that naming FNGs is not up to the Q and they MUST pick one of the awful names blurted out to them. For instance this morning an FNG says he works for Pepperidge Farm the company known best for its yummy breads and delicious freaking cookies. Bottlecap yells “sausage!” Then Goodfella yells “Tube Steak” and then I disappeared to my happy place where I would focus on the facts given to me. I went with Yeast, turns out that was taken so I went with a name that would enshrine the awkwardness that is BC and GF – Welcome Sausage Party!

Then Catfish brought his brother who I was unaware was an FNG because he made up a nickname for himself Stump. Nice try bud. He shared a little background about previous heart issues but I was more focused on the play with his brother’s name and I went with Noodler. Taken. WTF. I was afraid that GF and BC would yell something again about weiners so I quickly named him Mud Guppy.

Welcome fellas and thanks for taking us out Bottlecap.


  • Christ’s Closet organization party this evening. See Dana for more details.
  • We are gathering lightly used clothes and toys leading up to the holidays for Christ’s Closet. See Deadwood or BC for any questions or donations.
  • Holiday Party is coming up on Nov 16th. Room is booked, hors d’oeuvres are ordered and all that’s left is you to RSVP. We are almost up over 60 people already! Please ping me at a workout or on GroupMe and send over your Ms name if she is attending as well.

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