A+ Roundtable: Gut Feelings

Casey wrote at the end of her response, "Thank you Nicole for this prompt, it was very cathartic to get this out!" and honestly, same. That's the thing, isn't it? There is so much EMOTION wrapped up in our digestive systems. Our guts can tell us something's off, even when we aren't consciously aware of what that might be. Scientists call the enteric nervous system in our gut the "second brain" for many reasons including the fact that our gut's nervous system can operate independently of your...I guess we're calling it our "first brain," now? Especially if you're an anxious gay (and who reading this isn't at least a little anxious?), our feelings can so often settle in our stomachs and in our guts, making themselves known through pain and ot...

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