To be a go-go dancer.
Working weekends in the surgical ICU at the Detroit Medical Center with the funniest group of people (you know who you are).
FAVORITE KIND OF MUSIC
I'm definitely a rocker.
To win the lottery.
The day my son was born.
Every Christmas Eve, with my family and my husband's family, eating, drinking, opening presents, and playing Mexican Bingo.
FIRST HEALTH CARE JOB
I was a nursing assistant on a medical–surgical floor caring for patients, 99% of whom were admitted from nursing homes.
Buying one more pair of shoes or another purse that I don't need.
A purse and a pair of shoes.
The people who take perfect care of chronically ill loved ones at home.
Every time my patients coded.
When my family and I toured Lima, Peru with my brother's family.
Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz.
WORST DATE'S FIRST NAME
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, especially when Elizabeth realizes how prideful she has been, something she thought she wasn't capable of.
To travel anywhere abroad.
I ASPIRE TO …
Obtain a PhD.
To one day go on a medical mission to a Spanish-speaking country.