Velvet Verbosity's 100 Word Challenge is busy growing its playoff beard. This week's word is "unconscious", and my story about unconscious bias is called "Assume".
Her pregnancy had been a seemingly unending series of bad news, restrictions, and rules. You can't do this anymore, you're not allowed to have that. I was sitting next to her, facing her as she sat. The curtain parted and a tiny woman with tight brown curls and cute glasses came through, holding a chart.
"We've decided we're going to induce you in the morning," she said firmly in a little girl voice.
I had come quickly to my feet. "When did the doctor decide that?," I asked.
"Just now," she said. "I'm the doctor."