Yeah, tonight was not like that.
It is a team through work. At my work, the vast majority of the employees are women. We are, most of us, unsatisfied in our working environment. We harbour lots of aggression and anger in our little girly hearts. So the idea of throwing balls at other people as hard as we can, really seemed to appeal to the women I work with. The result of that, we have a dodgeball team with 14 people. Twelve of those people are women. LOL...yeah, we are that team.
Tonight was our first game. Most of us have no idea how to play, other than to throw the ball and not get hit. The nuances and strategies of the game are lost on us. We came to smash skulls. Pure and simple.
The other team we played was made up of university students. Young. They had 2 girls. The rest were guys. Guys that liked to throw fast and hard. Guys that had played before. Guys that really wanted to win.
The ref gave us a quick run down of the rules. I played the first game. My hands were shaking, I was pretty jacked on adrenalin I was nervous and afraid of getting hit. I didn't know what to do or how to do it. I forgot about my positive reinforcements, and thinking good thoughts, and just worried about not embarrassing myself.
|lined up and ready to go|
|the race for the balls|
|Lynn, our gunslinger. She was the last man standing,|
pretty much every game she played.
She rocked it.
|having someone retrieve the balls and feed them to you is immensely helpful|
Yep, we scored no points. The final score was 60-0. Kind of sad.
|backpedalling from the scrimmage line|
It was a good night. A good time. So glad I joined.
|more action at the end of the night game- a free for all!|
Rosie N. Grey
The N stands for "new heights of athleticism".