Indeed. During even a short fast, one's bodily energies and secretions are greatly withheld for the benefit of the entire organism. Fast's end heralds the return of outward vitality and strong odors.
Ah, the mystery of anatomy.
Meanwhile, I've been feeling kinda nasty today, and realize that there's no unstale air in the house. Heating bill be damned, crack a window or two and pinch the goddess' billowy butt.