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Regained smell senses

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  1. unfaithful

    unfaithful Senior Member ECF Veteran

    May 25, 2011
    United Kingdom
    I just got my smell senses back after 3 years of smoking! Went to the shop this morning, and a woman walked past me absolutely stinking of cigarettes, yuk! I've never noticed anyone who smells of smoke when I smoked analogs. I live near water and on the way back I swear I could smell water and grass all around it! I almost cried :). I can't believe I am a non-smoker! I remember myself a few months ago, after numerous attempts to quit smoking, feeling so stuck... like I will forever be a smoker and there is no way out for me :(
  2. phonedude

    phonedude DIY Enthusiast Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 21, 2011
    Whoopie and congratulations. That's the first health benefit I noticed. I remember going in Wal-Mart and thinking I never knew this place stunk like this. Don't remember which section I was in.
  3. ShannonA

    ShannonA Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 15, 2011
    Tyler, Tx
    OMG me too except I do remember I was in the dairy section made me want to go to Brookshire's....but Brookshire's has a strong fishy smell now.... sense of smell is a double edged sword for sure.
  4. Darrigaaz

    Darrigaaz Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 11, 2009
    New Mexico, USA
    I was creeped out by the Brookshire's museum... too many dead animals for me
  5. pianoguy

    pianoguy Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Nov 4, 2009
    Apple Valley, MN
    You will find there are many pros and cons to regaining your sense of smell - LOL! I was absolutely amazed at how good the garden smelled last summer. I try to keep that in mind whenever I come across something rank ;-)
  6. Linden

    Linden Super Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 18, 2011
    Oh goodness yes, the sense of smell. A newfound delight or absolutely disgusting. Once mine came back it was in hyper-drive, though I think it is starting to calm down now after almost 3 months smoke free. That first couple of weeks when it came back, I could smell a smoker (not smoke, but the smokers smell) from across a large room. Today I threw out 4 steaks because I could detect a slightly fishy/rank smell. They were probably fine but my sniffer said no :cry:
  7. permafrying

    permafrying Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 1, 2011
    montrose co
    My sense of smell isn't much different maybe a lil stronger. Still love the smell of cigarettes though always have

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  8. Ember

    Ember Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 29, 2011
    Tyler, TX
    Hey, some of us have to live with that Brookshire's museum... in our backyards

    I work retail, and we sell the "OMG satans" at reasonable prices, so I have several customers a night that I literally have to hold my breath around now. The smell of cigarette smoke rolling off of them is just appalling. I seem to have a brand-specific repugnance, though. Camel smokers smell WAY worse to me than Marlboro smokers, for instance.
  9. jj2

    jj2 Moved On ECF Veteran

    May 30, 2009
    Hundred Acre Wood
    It is nice, but pre warned here, some things don't smell so nice. :shock:
  10. Eli Huffman

    Eli Huffman Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 24, 2011
    That's awesome. Getting back that sense of smell is a wonderful feeling. I remember visiting my parent a month after I quit smoking, my mom was making apple pie. The smell from that pie literally had my taste buds melting. Good for you. It only gets better from here!
  11. phonedude

    phonedude DIY Enthusiast Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 21, 2011
    Think it's time for a trip back home
  12. pyro12

    pyro12 Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 16, 2011
    Turns out my car smelled horrible! I had no idea. Embarrassing - I had people in that car!
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