New bathing suit? Check.
Latest issue of Rocker
magazine, to show that she was as hip as the next girl? Check.
Expensive new leather flip-flops that she’d conned Dad into buying for her, knowing Mom would say no? Check.
Hottest guy in the Western Hemisphere just outside, who might just possibly, finally, notice she was alive? Check. Christina smiled ruefully. Of course Mike was out there. He was on his zillionth lap of the day, no doubt.
Christina did a little twirl in front of the locker room mirror, since no one else was in there. Yes, she had to admit, she looked pretty...