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Tastes buds going-shutting down the Egg for a while



  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 752
    Best of Luck!!
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,342
    You hang in there and we will keep posting pictures.  Good luck
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
  • BrownieBrownie Posts: 1,022
    Nobody wants you eating roadkill! I'll be wishing a full and speedy recovery for you.
  • Phoenix824Phoenix824 Posts: 243
    Sending out prayers for you. 
    Steve Van Wert, Ohio XL BGE
  • EggucatedEggucated Posts: 212
    Praying for your healthy recovery!
    Thanks, Mike "Live in such a way that if anyone should speak badly of you, no one will believe it."
  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    Sorry to hear you'll be on a forced break. Do what you gotta do to kick it to the curb, and this place will be here when you feel like getting back into it. Best of health to you before, during, and after the treatments
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • billyraybillyray Posts: 1,122

    I'm back to egging!!! It's been 3 months since I started chemo and radition for my throat cancer. My tastes buds are starting to come back, but the doctors say it may be another 4 to 6 months before they get back to almost normal. At least things aren't tasting like metal and cardboard anymore. 

    I fired up the egg for the first time, two days ago, just to smell the smoke and cook some bone-in chicken breasts. They didn't taste as good as they smelled to me, but my wife said they were really good. My diet is also going to change some in the future. I guess since I'm waking up every day, I'm officially a cancer survivor now. Thanks to everyone for all the prayers and kind words.

    I lost 40 lbs. during the treatment, but I can think of better ways to lose weight.

    Felton, Ca. 2-LBGE, 1-Small and waiting on a mini
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,265
    Welcome back!
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • Welcome Back ! Wear that Survivor Badge with pride, you deserve it !
    Ova B.
    Fulton MO
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,433
    We'll say a prayer for you...kick its ass.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • 10 years ago my wife had chemo for breast cancer.  She also complained of a "metalic" taste in her mouth.  Sucked lemons to provide a bit of relief for that.  She's fine now, hair back and appitite back.
    My actuary says I'm dead.



    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,082
    @billyray, welcome back! 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,383
    Hooha Billy, good to have you back.  From one survivor to another, hang in there.
    Pasquali Luciano
    Buon appetito to all the BGE family
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    Welcome back! Hope you & your taste buds get a speedy & full recovery!
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
  • ccpoulin1ccpoulin1 Posts: 389
    Welcome back! Godspeed for you and your taste buds!

    "You are who you are when nobody is looking"

  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 6,494
    Great news-welcome back and continue the great progress. 
  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,524
    Welcome back Billyray. It ca only get better from now on. =D>


    Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.


    Chattanooga, TN.


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