Baby Baby Author:Liz Nickles She planned her life perfectly: Husband, Career, Success. Now her Filofax says it's time to get pregnant... — Kate locked herself into the Concorde lavatroy. She balanced her bag on the stainless steel sink, fished out the ovulation kit and prepared for action. — She hoped her timing was right. Was it fifteen days since the end of her last period?... more » Somehow she never got it right. She, who could juggle fifty people on a masthead and give twelve back-to-back dinner parties wihtout a hitch. She, who had a master's degree in journalism, who had defied the odds and launched her own successful magazine. She and Matt wanted a summer baby, when they both could take time off. She couldn't miss another month.
Kate set the plastic cups, vials, rack and stickes on the counter, like a fertility buffet. She squinted at the directions, which seemed to be written in hieroglyphics. Back in high school, which was the last time she'd seen a test tube, she'd always done failry well at chemistry. But that was in a lab, not the lavatory of the Concorde hurtling over the ocean somewhere between Paris and New York City at twice the speed of sound, wearing a vintage Chanel suit that taunted, "spill on me and I'll cost you thirty thousand francs..."
She'd call matt form the air phon and tell him - what? That she woudl be in New York a total of five hours, between planes from paris and San Francisco? It was Crazy How were they going to manage this? You couldn't have sex by Fax.« less