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Twitter Updates for 2008-10-31

Phew, 15 hours 10 minutes more of planes and taxis until i’m home with my kids and handsome husband… # Back in the states! # @okeefe_scr Ooh, iPhone. Envious. # Not sure I want pilots or doctors (other than peds) or other profssnls to dress up for Halloween. I rather prefer them to be professional. […]

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Fri, October 31 2008 » Everything else » 2 Comments

Twitter Updates for 2008-10-30

On way to airport – 38 hours to family hugs! #

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Thu, October 30 2008 » Everything else » 3 Comments

So much beauty.

No words. Just pictures. A day of beauty in Shanghai.

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Thu, October 30 2008 » Everything else » 4 Comments

Twitter Updates for 2008-10-29

Problems with inet access — will be microblogging from mobile… # God, I miss my kids. ::sigh:: # Off to the Bund in SHanghai # Shanghai Museum stunning # Someone in our group asked our guide how Chinese people can eat Chinese food every day. :sigh: # Did 4.5 miles this morning and walked all […]

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Wed, October 29 2008 » Everything else » No Comments

Not expecting a loss this week

I’m staying at Le Royal Meridian hotel in Shanghai. I exercised (at the gym on the 10th floor of the hotel — the building on the right with two antennae) and then walked all over Shanghai. And, I managed to eat fairly well today. But it was tough. I am tired and I miss my […]

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Wed, October 29 2008 » Everything else, Persistence » 2 Comments

Twitter Updates for 2008-10-27

Off to meet with local businesses and engineers… # I just had the best mango, ever. Ever. # Packing for flight to Shanghai. How am I going to keep suitcase under 44lbs??? #

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Mon, October 27 2008 » Everything else » 1 Comment

Guilin, a BLT, and a Western toilet

I was thinking I wouldn’t get much exercise today because we went on a river cruise, but we did do a fair bit of walking afterwards! We are in Guilin, a charming city. A few too many tourists around for my taste, but heck, I’m one of them, so I can’t complain too much, can […]

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Mon, October 27 2008 » Everything else » 4 Comments

Down 3.6: Biggest Loser Blog Edition

Well, down 3.6 more pounds for a total of 15.2 in five weeks! -15.2 since starting Biggest Loser Blog Edition -22 since starting blog -39 from highest weight Easy to do in China — healthy meals and lots of walking. Lots of (bottled) water and tea. No snacks to speak of, very few sodas. A […]

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Sun, October 26 2008 » Progress » 5 Comments

A walk around Tiananmen Square during the Asia-Europe Summit

Today is the first day I felt very aware that I was in a Socialist country. Before today, people with whom we interacted spoke fairly openly about the government and history — for example, about what a tragedy the Cultural Revolution was. However, today, standing near Tiananmen Square, which had a strong military presence due […]

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Sun, October 26 2008 » Everything else » No Comments

Twitter Updates for 2008-10-25

Off plane in Guilin. At hotel. Dead tired. Looking forward to river cruise tomorrow! #

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Sat, October 25 2008 » Everything else » No Comments