1. Speak Chinese with the right tones.
2. Be understood over the phone, even when speaking in plain English.
6. Sing. Not that I could do that before I got sick.
However, my intention wasn’t for this post to be a downer, so I’ll count my blessings and be glad I don’t have a flesh-eating bacteria invading my body. And that I can still drink out of my favorite giraffe mug.