10 Things I Hate About Anosmia

After living with anosmia for 11 years, you can't help but laugh at the things you experience sometimes. But there have been times when I just wanted to cry about it. Here are 10 things I strongly dislike about anosmia: 1. Being unable to detect odors or dangerous smells. I wouldn't know if something was on … Continue reading 10 Things I Hate About Anosmia

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Happy Anosmia Awareness Day!

It's not just another day...it's Anosmia Awareness Day! Six years ago, this day became internationally known - thanks to Daniel Schein. Coincidentally, 2012 was actually the year I had my second and last surgery to try and get rid of my nasal polyps. It's crazy how time flies. But I'm blessed and glad to share … Continue reading Happy Anosmia Awareness Day!

This Is No Overnight Success Story

It's been three months since I started getting allergy shots. No, they haven't made a bit of a difference yet. It would be great if my smell came back at the snap of my fingers, but that's not the case.  Allergy shots can take 3-12 months to work. It's hard to be patient when it … Continue reading This Is No Overnight Success Story

5 Things You Shouldn’t Say To An Anosmic

It's pretty shocking to hear that someone is an Anosmic (unable to smell). I get it. Like, it is a sense that we don't often think about living without. But there's just some things you should not say in response to finding out. There's also a few things I'd love to stop hearing from people … Continue reading 5 Things You Shouldn’t Say To An Anosmic

What Happens in Cancún, Shouldn’t Stay in Cancún

My recent summer trip to Cancún, Mexico was so marvelous that I was able to slightly smell, breathe pretty well, and taste my food while there. Did I ever mention that I feel like I'm on top of the world when I'm able to smell? I have travelled to nine countries since I've been an Anosmic … Continue reading What Happens in Cancún, Shouldn’t Stay in Cancún