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Wanting to smell petrol??

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#1 FluffyMcFluffins

Posted 04 January 2013 - 08:19 PM

Earlier this week DH and I were at the servo filling up the car and I caught a quick wiff of the petrol fumes as it wofted through the window and it was HEAVEN! I broke out in goosebumps and very much wanted to stick my face next to the pump (Which I wouldn't ever do).
But since then I've been craving the smell on and off all week. I was a mechanic back in the day and always liked the smell of petrol but never had the urge to smell it out of work hours. I feel a bit weird actually!

Is this abnormal?  unsure.gif  Same as WD40 which hubby lubed up the doors with.

#2 erindiv

Posted 04 January 2013 - 08:23 PM

I got like that with both my pregnancies. It freaked me out big time. Any strong chemically smells (petrol, WD40, permanent markers) smelt wonderful.

#3 Always amazed!

Posted 04 January 2013 - 08:27 PM

I loved the smell of washing powder and soap.. LOVED walking down the soap isle when shopping.. HUbby though I was mad!

#4 Mamabug

Posted 04 January 2013 - 08:28 PM

FOr me it was the smell of the dirt on unwashed spuds and underground train stations

#5 Paddlepop

Posted 04 January 2013 - 08:36 PM

I loved the smell of really cold air conditioning. I would take really deep breaths of it. I can't really smell that particular smell anymore unless I'm nauseous, and then I'm sucking in lungfuls again!

#6 R2B2

Posted 04 January 2013 - 08:39 PM

I was the same in my second pregnancy. It smelt amazing. Different to usual. I would get upset if my husband  fueled the car without me.

#7 ELH05

Posted 04 January 2013 - 10:52 PM

I love that smell even when I'm not pregnant  ph34r.gif

#8 Lazycow

Posted 04 January 2013 - 11:00 PM

QUOTE (ELH05 @ 04/01/2013, 08:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I love that smell even when I'm not pregnant  ph34r.gif

Me too biggrin.gif

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