By Sarah Bilston
Quinn "Q" Boothroyd is a tender British legal professional married to an American and dwelling in manhattan urban. She's checked off lots of the bins on her "Modern Woman's checklist of items to Do prior to Hitting 30," and her busy operating existence has been rather painless. but if her health professional tells her she needs to spend the final 3 months of her being pregnant mendacity in mattress, Q is thrown right into a tailspin. at the beginning bored and annoyed, Q quickly fills her days by means of attempting to reconnect along with her workaholic husband, supply felony suggestion for her candy Greek neighbor, forge new emotional bonds together with her mom and sisters, and work out who will preserve her stocked up in cookies and sandwiches. Q reviews adventures at the sofa she by no means could have encountered within the legislation enterprise and learns much approximately herself and what she wishes out of life—and specially, concerning the infant growing to be within her.
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This place is a sty! And they didn’t bring me any treats, just a damn bottle of chardonnay, which I can’t drink, for obvious reasons. Not a slice of cake or cookie in sight. Weirdly enough, the nicest visit I had was from this funny little Greek lady who lives in one of the apartments downstairs. She knocked on the door Saturday afternoon and asked if she could take a look at our apartment; she’s involved in some kind of fight with our landlord about the services he provides, and she wanted to compare our apartment with hers.
She’s a thin, uptight Boston Brahmin who’s never quite forgiven Tom for not being a girl through whom she could relive her years as a willowy debu-tante. “I was sure he was going to be a girl,” I once heard her say to a friend over a cup of Lapsang souchong. “He was lying side-ways in the womb, after all,” she added, casting him a reproachful look. She’s received the news of Tom’s various academic and legal successes over the years with the half-glazed look of one who’d rather be attending to her tea roses.
My sister Jeanie said last night on the telephone that I’d be bored into depression within twenty-four hours, but Jeanie is the kind of person who can’t occupy herself for a nanosecond. When we were kids she was always trailing after me and Alison, trying to persuade us to play with her and screaming the house down when we wouldn’t. I’m the oldest of the three of us, and I’ve always been the best at keeping myself entertained. So far this morning I have: • Checked my Yahoo e-mail. Twice. Okay, a few more times than that.
Bed Rest by Sarah Bilston