Originally Posted by absolutely
You may want to reconsider the diet sodas. They are sweetened with aspartame which is very toxic. Do a search for Aspartame dangers. You will be amazed at the number of adverse effects from aspartame. There is 92 of them.
I have actually cut back on the diet cokes. I think it would be unlikely that the aspartame would just happen to affect my taste/smell right after I had surgery.
I've heard others who have had long term effects from general anesthesia. I have had 19 surgeries with about half of them requiring general anesthesia-could there be cumulative damage over the years?