This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.
I’ve never quite understood the fascination with pee and poop – past the age of potty training, that is. It’s one thing for a four-year-old to be proud of herself for pooping in the potty, quite another for grown adults with jobs, chores, and relationships – a life – to obsess over the toilet and its contents. Nevertheless, it can be a subject fraught with anxiety. Let me try to put your mind at ease, so you can pay attention to more interesting things than your products of excretion.
Pee And Poop: What They Are, Where They Come From
Pee and poop, also known as urine and stool or feces, are the body’s waste products. They are things you don’t need, like when you take out your garbage.