Sunday, December 23, 2007

Light Reading

I work with infants. Those already born. Few of the parents of these infants are looking to immediately get pregnant (as they have an infant already). Yet, for some reason I found this magazine in the drawer at work:
I couldn't help myself. I mean, with a headline like "The best places to make a baby", how could I resist. It turns out this entire magazine is about how to get pregnant, from romantic getaways to fertility-producing foods. Yes, the cover does boast of a story titled: Foods for Super Sperm. And, luckily, inside is a chance to win one of these:
Yes, kids, this is a fertility watch. Imagine how wonderful it would be to simply look at your wrist to see if you are fertile. Can't you just write this in your day planner. Come on really. Imagine you are out with friends and one asks you the time, and then glances at your watch. Instead of the time, they get to find out if you are fertile and what day of your cycle you are on. That seems fun, and not at all awkward.
This magazine made me really happy, not so much that it existed, but that it was at my work. I am pretty sure that the infants are not looking to get pregnant. If anything, I think they just want back in their mom's belly.
If anybody is still looking, I want the watch for Christmas.


Liz Johnson said...

I am so glad that I got you a subscription to this magazine for Christmas. I thought it was a risk, but I'm tickled pink to know that you like it.

I want one of those watches too. You know... for the date.

Lani said...

I'm loving the "You are more than your fertility." Wow. Is this for real?

Kimberly said...

I think that would be a Christmas present that would be a little awkward to show off to family and friends. Come to think of it, maybe you should buy it and just see who notices. Who says you have to be trying to conceive to care about your fertility?? Maybe you're just interested...