In answer to all the cheeky questions:
My cake didn't burn to the ground from excess candles. I don't actually like cake. I had Chile Rellanos instead and it was hot!
I can hear you just fine. Surprisingly my physical abilities all function properly, thank you.
One's general constitution and health are largely a matter of lucky genetics.
I'm among the very lucky. Tall, slim, powerful lungs, high energy, happy-go-lucky temperament, etc.
The irritating diminished capactiy is recalling names with lightning speed. Tis gone! I have to squint, and ummm and uhhhh before the darned information drops out like a gumball out of a jammed machine!
I suppose that is a small price to pay for 3 score and six years running amok on planet Earth. (This IS earth--right??)