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« on: February 11, 2009 04:41:46 PM »

For most of my life, I had a reduced sense of smell (a condition known as hyposmia). I could recognize strong odors like orange peels and gasoline, but most scents were lost on me. But for the past few months--and for unknown reasons--my ability to smell has fully returned. To mark this olfactory upgrade, I crocheted this nose:


Smelling everything has been a mixed blessing. On one hand, inhaling a bakery's fresh bread is divine:


On the other hand, my dumpster diving career is now sadly on hold:


At the very least, I no longer feel as self-conscious when reading crochet books in public:


It will take awhile to adjust to having all five senses again. I should pass the time by following my under-appreciated recipe for Beef & Mashed-Apples Shepherd's Pie. I hope it still tastes delicious!

UPDATE: I need a new shepherd's pie recipe.
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« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2009 05:02:00 PM »

 Grin Seriously awesome  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2009 05:03:06 PM »

HAHAHAHAHA!!!  Congratulations on your sense of smell and your sense of humour!  Also I love the little bit of nose hair poking out...  It's so perfect.
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« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2009 05:22:12 PM »

Congrats on the smell return factor  I am lovin....no I adore! the nose!  Nice job! great crocheting skills Wink
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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2009 05:27:46 PM »

Oh my goodness, this is too cool! Good for you, on so many levels Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2009 05:50:52 PM »

Dude, I'm scrolling through thumbnails and think "what the hell??? IS that a crocheted nose!?!?"

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« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2009 06:53:59 PM »

Congrats on regaining the sense of smell.  Also you picked a perfect project  to celebrate it.
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« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2009 07:06:40 PM »

Fan-Freakin-Tastic man!!!! I am thrilled for you, and what a great way to celebrate your sense returning!
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« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2009 07:13:15 PM »

I love it!  Great news on your sniffer too.  Now all you have to do is crochet a little nose hair trimmer to go with your crocheted nose.  Sorry, I'm just not a fan of nose hair, in real life or in crochet, and that right nostril is freaking me out!!!   Shocked

Seriously, great project! Grin
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« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2009 07:17:42 PM »

its like Patrick on Spongebob..He was bummed that he was the ONLY one in Bikini Bottom without a nose..so he got nose surgery and loved all the new scents but then he came across stinky smells..HAA!!!

congrats on the new sense of smell..

and great project...
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