Do you recall when you lost the sensation of taste? Is there a particular memory that comes to mind when you first noticed it?” Dr. Russell asked.
Sam thought hard, up until recently he hadn’t even remembered that he had ever been able to taste anything at all.
A five-year-old Sam getting under his mother’s feet more than he was helping her prepare Thanksgiving dinner, but he had put all the marshmallows on the sweet potato casserole.
“What does it taste like?” Sam asked as his mother took the casserole out of the oven.
“It tastes sweet and gooey; here have a taste.”