So no... I haven't been pukey or queazy. My appetite has not suffered (in fact, lately it has included an increase of hotwings and nachos.) But lest you 90%ers are feeling slighted, I thought I should probably let you know we haven't been all fun and games over here...
The last few weeks I have developed a heightened gag reflex in response to brushing my teeth. As that isn't something I'm just going to sign off of for the next six months... we've been working hard on some solutions. The first was to stop using my battery-powered toothbrush, which helped at least with severity. At first I was just using it without turning it on, but since that seemed silly, I pulled out my old-school pink one. But the biggest breakthrough was while I was at my parent's house this weekend. Cam had our toothpaste in his bag, so the only one in the bathroom was my little brother's bubblebum-mint. It worked fantastically. I ran some tests with some of my other sibling's toothpastes and discovered that the stronger the mint flavor, the worse it was.
So yesterday at the grocery store, we went looking for a non-mint toothpaste. Aside from cinnamon (which isn't great either) the only flavor option was: