Feb 18, 2010

My taste has changed

I don't know what has been going on with me lately but I have found that my taste has changed a whole lot. For instance, I have always loved basil. I grow it every year in my mini herb garden. All of a sudden the taste of basil makes me feel like throwing up. Basil has been replaced with cilantro now. I used to despise cilantro. There was something that used to disturb me about the smell and taste of it and now I can't seem to get enough of it. What's up with that?? Also I have never been a big fan of condiments, especially ketchup. Now I want to dip all kinds of things in ketchup. I even buy the biggest bottle I can find. As a kid and well into my adult years I have loved plain M&M's. Now Peanut M&M's are my favorite. The plain ones just don't appeal to me anymore. Isn't that odd? I think my taste changed tremendously when I had William. Has that happened to you before?

Shelly, Mom Files

8 comments:

  1. they say your taste changes about every 7yr give or take a year, and after you have a kid it takes 2yrs to get back to normal but what normal used to be,it's not the same.

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  2. Pregnancy can change your body chemistry permanently. I never had migraines before I had kids. I had headaches back then but now, post kids, I have eeeevil bad migraines. I suspect an alteration in your body chemistry is what has caused this change in your taste.

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  3. My tastes have not changed much but watching my 16 year old has been funny. She used to LOVE macaroni & cheese (homemade of course) she would eat pans and pans of it now she won't touch it! It was all of a sudden too, I made it one Sunday and she says, "Eww, I don't like that"!! We were all like.... WHAT?! SINCE WHEN??!!
    But I HATE cilantro, the taste and smell is so disgusting to me. I like sweet basil.

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  4. Maybe you are pregnant, lol. Yes, my taste has changed. I ate a whole lot more candy when I was a teenager; survived on kit kat and coke and lived for dessert when eating out. Now I don't enjoy candy, sweets or sodas that much, but love sweet tea and have been drinking more h2o. It also has to do with having too much of a good thing you get turned off or your taste just mature. I don't enjoy pesto as much now either.

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  5. Yes, it has. I use to love pizza. I mean really love it! Now I hate the taste and smell of it. I blame the kids:)

    Hugs and Mocha,
    Stesha

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  6. As a kid I ate tuna fish every day for lunch now I can't look at it. ;)

    Taste buds change—I had a few M&Ms today, but really wanted a chocolate kiss!

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  7. I go through spurts! I can't pinpoint one thing that I LOVE and have to have no matter what. A few years ago all of this started happening!

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  8. My tastes have changed tremendously over the years. Many of the restaurants I used to like when I was longer are inedible to me now.

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