This reminds me of one of my favorite movies, Memento.
Funny and thorough Q-&-A note for a friend with short-term memory loss
A couple years ago, Redditor JoDiegoJo was hospitalized for a variety of unexplained symptoms — headaches, fever, vomiting, dehydration, and difficulty waking up. And then, to top it all off, when she came to in the hospital, she had lost her short-term memory.
After having the same conversation with her over and over, her close friend wrote this cheat-sheet to catch her up on the confusing situation that she was continually re-experiencing...
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