Answer: It does not have an effect on any of my relationships. What it is, though, is a wonderful conversation piece and I also love to surprise people with my remembering ability.
Question: We know from the research that you lead a normal life, but can you tell us something about your daily routine, like the type of work you do?
Answer: I am an administrator in a private corporation and I work A LOT.
Question: Are you married, and does this have an effect on your relationship with your husband, if there is one?
Answer: When I first met my husband he was a bit surprised and puzzled by this, especially when I told him what day his close relatives were born (after he gave me their birth dates, of course), but he loves to brag to people about me. Contrary to what I have read about myself in some blogs, I have never used my "memory" against my husband.
Question: Does this ability make anything easier, or harder, for you? Did it, for example, affect your academic achievements?
Answer: I was not an excellent student like everyone thinks I would be. In fact, I was bored by school and never really liked it.
Question: Are there some things you would like to forget, but can't?
Answer: THERE SURE ARE!!!!!!!!!!
Question: Are there some things you've had difficulty remembering? If so, can you describe one or two?
Answer: When it comes to work, or even when I need to go to the store, I always have to make my lists, or I will not get everything done.
Question: Are you conscious of making a special effort to remember some things?
Answer: I don't have to make an effort to remember. I just do.
Question: Why do you think you have this special ability?
Answer: I HAVE NO CLUE!!! Would love to know, and that is why I contacted the doctors in the first place.