Coming (back) to my senses

After living without smell or taste for six years

Heather McLeod


I haven’t been able to taste or smell anything since my son was an infant. They call it “dysgeusia” and “anosmia,” but what it means is that THIS is how I experience a rose:

(Photo by Shannon Ferguson on Unsplash.)

Isn’t it pretty?

Try pressing your nose to the glass of your screen and inhaling. Smell anything? Nope?