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In Search of Lost Smell

4 months without smell; many, many recipes

On April 1st, I completely lost my ability to smell. Accompanied by a light fever and severe fatigue, this loss was absolutely COVID’s doing. I was isolated from my parents at the time and the texts I sent them read like a sad, self-deprecating science experiment:

“Peanut butter tastes like nothing. Sad.”

“I can only feel textures.”

“Literally stuck my nose into coffee…