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Andrei in the office

Birthcon - the new DEFCON

So... my manager told me that with his first child he kept telling people he was at Defcon 4.

So, I've decided to make BirthCon.

A five level (denoted by numbers not colours) system to give the world and idea where I am.

Birthcon 5 (BC:5) - jnanacandra is Pregnant
Birthcon 4 (BC:4) - She is not in labour. (this makes more sense after BC:3)
Birthcon 3 (BC:3) - Something has up-ticked and we are in contact with care providers. This may or may not be labour. I tend to refer to this as "The uterus that cried wolf"
Birthcon 2 (BC:2) - We have confirmed active labout
Birthcon 1 (BC:1) - We are in transition
Birthcon 0 (BC:0) - Not really part of the system.. We are no longer pregnant.

My general procedure is as follows:
BC:3... A select number of people are told first. Maybe more afterwards. More often than not, BC:3 means that we're heading back down to BC:4

BC:2...A very small number of people are notified. People are 'activated'... The public will probably not be notified of BC:2... But it's possible

BC:1...We're already there. It is damned unlikely anyone not present will be notified of BC:1

And a note... we've been rocking back and forth between BC:4 and BC:3 for the past week


Andrei in the office

Because I really don't have a poker face...

We are back at BC:4

The post made earlier was my dealing with moving back into BC:3 again.

Last night I gave jnanacandra 4 oz of warm red wine and a hot bath to slow her uterus down. This was to give it time to rest and recuperate.

Medical details... you may wish to skip.Collapse )So.. H is currently on "Evening Primrose Oil" and being monitored.

In other news, there was in fact no death involved with the obtaining of the "Evening Primrose Oil"

because 12 peers would not convict me...Collapse )

So I'm posting this because we had a nice trip thru BC:3 earlier. We're at BC:4... but it's a guarded BC:4

not fun.