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My tastebuds have been so off lately, thanks to a six-day migraine and the longest, weirdest flu bout. I brewed up some Eight Candles but couldn’t finish it – it was too sweet for me today. I know, I know, I said that. Me, little miss addicted to sugar and candy. I couldn’t take it. So I opted for something minty and more plain. This is my tried and true, my go-to flavor. Love me some minty and gunpowder happiness.

This tastes kinda sugary too, which is odd. There is no sugar in it, and I don’t add any sugar to my teas. I rinsed out the mug after the Eight Candles. I guess things are tasting sugary as part of my tastebuds on hiatus? Weird, like I said, weirdo flu bout.

Autumn Hearth

Oh no! Migraine flu combo? Yikes! Hope you feel better soon!

KeenTeaThyme

I thought I was going to die – seriously. I actually wished death on myself. I finally have most of the flu part gone, but the migraine is lingering. Unfun. Thanks for the well wishes!

Serenity

I hope you feel better!

Ellyn

I hope you feel better. The combo of a migraine and flu just made me shudder in fear. Get well soon!

KeenTeaThyme

Thanks guys! This flu was totally butt-kicking and not fun. UGH! Tea helps! And if I have to order more to cope, then it’s a health-related expense, right?! ;)

Alphakitty

Ugh, migraines are the worst. :/ Hope you’re feeling better! When I get a really bad one I’m pretty sure if someone said “I could end your life right now OR you could suffer like this for 24 more hours” I’d say “yup I lived a good life that’s enough of this pain bye world”

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Autumn Hearth

Oh no! Migraine flu combo? Yikes! Hope you feel better soon!

KeenTeaThyme

I thought I was going to die – seriously. I actually wished death on myself. I finally have most of the flu part gone, but the migraine is lingering. Unfun. Thanks for the well wishes!

Serenity

I hope you feel better!

Ellyn

I hope you feel better. The combo of a migraine and flu just made me shudder in fear. Get well soon!

KeenTeaThyme

Thanks guys! This flu was totally butt-kicking and not fun. UGH! Tea helps! And if I have to order more to cope, then it’s a health-related expense, right?! ;)

Alphakitty

Ugh, migraines are the worst. :/ Hope you’re feeling better! When I get a really bad one I’m pretty sure if someone said “I could end your life right now OR you could suffer like this for 24 more hours” I’d say “yup I lived a good life that’s enough of this pain bye world”

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Hello fellow tea fans!
I’ve been a tea enthusiast for years but just recently started brewing my own. I’ve created some blends, and enjoy researching about new teas. I combined my love of tea and writing to create a tea-devoted blog, Keen Tea Thyme. I have been writing for most of my life and am a former journalist with a degree in Communications and Social Psychology, and a minor in Writing. Journalism is in my blood, so that means I’m inquisitive by nature, will double-check sources and/or get a second opinion as needed, but also fair and balanced in my reviews. If my reviews seem more positive, energetic and have high ratings, it’s because I love tea. :)

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