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Hen party abroad drama

(36 Posts)
Nataliabobbins Fri 28-Apr-17 22:41:43

I have just found out this afternoon that I am pregnant. Very early possibly 6 weeks max.
Tomorrow morning I am due to fly to crete on a hen do. How can I hide been pregnant as I don't want to tell people until 12 weeks and ruin said bride to be hen do with this news.

KingJoffreysRestingCuntface Fri 28-Apr-17 22:45:05

How would your news ruin a hen do?

It's happy news. It'll make her happy, surely?

FreeNiki Fri 28-Apr-17 22:47:11

You're taking antibiotics and cant drink?

Nataliabobbins Fri 28-Apr-17 22:47:14

I just feel like I'm stealing her thunder a little bit.. hormones I think hmm
I don't want to tell people yet though.

m0therofdragons Fri 28-Apr-17 22:48:10

Say you have tonsillitis/infection of some description and are on antibiotics so can't drink and enjoy swimming in the pool and having sober fun x

Nataliabobbins Fri 28-Apr-17 22:48:40

Freeniki I have thought of that but there is a few nurses on said hen do so I don't want to get caught out.
I was thinking water infection?

KingJoffreysRestingCuntface Fri 28-Apr-17 22:50:21

Kidney infection.

It'll get taken more seriously than a UTI.

Tell them if you mix alcohol with them it'll make you puke.

Nataliabobbins Fri 28-Apr-17 22:50:23

Motherofdragons I'm hoping people will just take my water infection tale and that will be the end of it. Hoping morning sickness doesn't appear while I'm away I've not had any do far x

user1466690252 Fri 28-Apr-17 22:50:39

Buy your own drinks, vodka and tonic but no vodka in. Just make it look like your drinking. Say your on antibiotic so have to take it easy

fabulous01 Fri 28-Apr-17 22:52:01

Have 1 or 2 and sip then a very long time. No one will notice if you have.m a drink in your hand
Also do the drinks trips and order soft drinks and pretend there is something else. Odds on the rest still be too drunk to notice and if someone does hopefully they understand not to ask

Nataliabobbins Fri 28-Apr-17 22:52:39

That was my plan. I'm ecstatic to be pregnant however timing is not
the best grin

Emma2803 Fri 28-Apr-17 22:53:34

You have a very painful mouth ulcer and are on metronidazole 400mg three times a day for a week! I'm a Pharmacist, it's the only antibiotic that you really can't drink while taking!!! go with that one!!!

I also had it for a vaginal infection 😕 (post birth) but I'd stick to the mouth ulcer reason 😜

Nataliabobbins Fri 28-Apr-17 22:55:13

Emma- you are a 💎 x

KingJoffreysRestingCuntface Fri 28-Apr-17 22:56:15

Could you pretend you're on a tedious fad diet and have a bonkers list of foods to avoid which happens to include alcohol?

clumsyduck Fri 28-Apr-17 22:56:36

I took an antibiotic once for a gum
Infection ( sorry gross ) had a problem with a wisdom tooth and the open gum got infected . The antibiotics were strictly no alcohol as could be dangerous . So Google which antibiotics they might be and say your on them for a tooth related problem ! Remember to wince in pain every now and then though !!

clumsyduck Fri 28-Apr-17 22:57:07

Oh X post with Emma

KingJoffreysRestingCuntface Fri 28-Apr-17 22:57:31

OMG, do people get antibiotics for mouth ulcers?

How bad can they get, then?

My granny used to tell me to rub salt on them.

Emma2803 Fri 28-Apr-17 22:57:38

Hope you have a great time!!! And don't get any morning sickness!!!

Emma2803 Fri 28-Apr-17 23:01:57

Yes joffrey, like a big abcess, size of a penny, full of pus etc.
She wasn't far wrong about the salt though it's great as an antiseptic, though maybe very sore to rub it straight on!!

Natalia maybe go with clumsy ducks dental procedure gone wrong scenario!!

Great minds clumsy duck!!!

clumsyduck Fri 28-Apr-17 23:05:27


Yeh it hurt quite a Bit though sad so deffo remember to throw in some fake complaints about it hurting ! Good luck op

Sandsnake Fri 28-Apr-17 23:13:02

Personally I would tell one person on the hen - whoever you're closest to and you think would be helpful / discreet. That way you get someone to help you cover without stealing the bride's thunder or divulging the pregnancy before you're ready. Congratulations smile

stiffstink Fri 28-Apr-17 23:16:58

I went abroad on a hen do in the early stages - morning sickness/nausea = hangover.

I only told the ones sharing my room and they very courageously drank any shots handed to me (which I handed over as everyone did the head-flick-shots-down movement).

Apparently I seem wrecked when I dance sober.

Nataliabobbins Sat 29-Apr-17 03:02:05

My partner thinks I'm worrying about nothing and to just go with the flow.
I think I shall go with the tooth pain one. Least then it may hide some tiredness too. I can deal with the morning sickness call it Spanish tummy!
Wish me luck blush

NiceCuppaTeaAndASitDown Sat 29-Apr-17 05:32:09

Congratulations and good luck!

Hopeful16 Sat 29-Apr-17 06:32:58

I had this and was rumbled by the time we left the airport- other hens were gracious enough not to ask though and waited til the wedding for official announcement and scan pic.

Be prepared for them to guess and hope your hens will be as polite. Enjoy and congrats.

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