About a month after you quit smoking, you get your sense of smell back.
It’s gradual at first, but soon the smells of your world flood back and a whole realm of experience you’d been missing returns.
Because, you realize, the world smells surprisingly good.
Food smells incredible, as does your partner while you’re intimate, flowers are everywhere, and you notice it again and again, as though for the first time.
But what you smell most keenly is cigarette smoke, and it’s the most appetizing scent in the world.
And that’s why I can never quit smoking for good…