Some things you don't appreciate until you don't have them.
Or sometimes, until you lose them.
Corrie Ten Boom told a story of her sister in the concentration camps saying "Thank God, even for fleas." The fleas scared the guards away, so they actually gave the prisoners some breathing room.
When one's elimination systems don't work right, and one simply can't get rid of what's no longer needed... that's not good. At all.
But when you haven't been able to go for days, and you finally do...
Thank God. Even for poo.
There's no other way to say it.
But today, I am definitely thankful for what has finally gone on its way.
Some things you don't appreciate until you lose them.
But today... Definitely, I am thankful. As well as a few pounds lighter. But foremost...