Yesterday for the first time in about a year I was able to smell! It was expected after an operation that left me reeling from the anaesthetic rather than the op itself. But sinus are now clear, polyps gone and awaiting the combination of both smell and taste!
I had ran up 4 flights of stairs and yucked that someone had had a sneaky cigarette – then suddenly realised i SMELLED something! Then was overjoyed to realise small dog STANK desperately needed a bath! It was just fantastic that the bin in the kitchen was just GROSS!
I curiously went round the flat smelling each room – it was like breaking in to someone else’s house. Strangest of all was smelling my hair and my jacket – I had no idea what I smelled like. Very strange to be unfamiliar with yourself.
With the operation and all i’ve been neglecting this blog some. And so in celebration of my new found sense of smell (I can’t taste either but somehow smell is so much more exciting), here are my favourite things to smell: