Consider your reaction if someone at a dinner party began chatting about their stomach and the last time they had a bowel movement. You'd probably be very disgusted if this happened to you. After all, the digestive system isn't exactly a subject of discussion for polite society. However, it is possible that it should be! As it turns out, our stomach is much more interesting than it is disgusting, as shown by the following: In reality, it is one of the most sophisticated and amazing organs that we have to our disposal. It's time to reconsider your beliefs about digestion if you're one of those individuals who gets disgusted anytime someone discusses anything having to do with digestion. These notes will help you learn to tolerate your own digestive system. As we trace the path of a slice of cake through the body, we'll discover things about the stomach that you never knew were possible.