Have you ever had a conversation with an anosmic? Do you keep forgetting that your family member and/or friend can’t smell? I previously posted 5 Things You Shouldn’t Say To An Anosmic. Here’s more examples of what not to say and reminders to be mindful when speaking to someone who has anosmia because Anosmics do have feelings. 1. “If I had to lose a sense, I’d … Continue reading 5 More Things You Shouldn’t Say To An Anosmic
In Part II of the Q&A with Yazmin, the Creator of The Girl Who Can’t Smell and podcast The Girl Who Can’t Smell Show, we’re discussing the impact of anosmia on Yazmin’s life, the invisible disability, the future of anosmia awareness, and more. If you’re just reading this, check out Part I here. S: What’s one of the biggest impacts anosmia has had on your life? Y: I think seeing … Continue reading Q&A with Yazmin Salazar, The Girl Who Can’t Smell Part II
Q&A with Yazmin Salazar, The Girl Who Can’t Smell Part I Life with Anosmia I recently had the pleasure of chatting with fellow anosmic Yazmin Salazar, Creator of the hilariously awesome website The Girl Who Can’t Smell and podcast The Girl Who Can’t Smell Show. She has Congenital Anosmia, which means she was born without a sense of smell. Since 2015, Yazmin has been sharing her personal … Continue reading Q&A with Yazmin Salazar, The Girl Who Can’t Smell Part I
Last week marked three months since I’ve been able to smell again. Will it stay? I hope so. Although I can smell right now, I can’t negate the fact that I lived with anosmia for over 12 years. There are a lot of things that I dislike about anosmia, but I’ve grown so much over the years that the experience of being an anosmic has … Continue reading 8 Things Anosmia Taught Me
Happy Anosmia Awareness Day! Is it really a happy day to have anosmia? No. But it’s a day where anosmics around the world can see that we are making strides to make anosmia more known and for people to become more aware of this disability. Life with anosmia can be a struggle when you have no idea what you have or even how you got … Continue reading Happy Anosmia Awareness Day!