ThoughtFull Musings 2

So, you’re here because diet culture has you down… *Trigger warning that dieting message will be discussed and named in this post. If this is uncomfortable for you, and you need support, please reach out to your trusted team. If you do not have a team, please email me back and I’ll do my best […]

ThoughtFull Musings

Hi there reader, Welcome! I’m glad you’re here to read these musings, rants, and navigation strategies. I’m Denise (She/her) and am excited to share, explore and walk with you as you read. I am a straight-sized, cis-gendered human, and I know our experiences are different, and I would like to attempt guiding you to open […]

Health: What does it mean to you? Part 2

Part 1 Recap: Part 1 of this series was about cravings and how they are actually a positive part of our human biology. Did you read it? You can find the post here. Today’s post is about physical satisfaction – what it means and how you can identify it. Part 2: Movement Satisfaction Being physically […]

Health: What is Healthy? Part 1

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What do we need to be healthy, really? SURPRISE!! It’s NOT diets! Yay! Now, you can celebrate. You DON’T need to change your body. Wait, what?! Let me tell you more: Health is made up of multiple factors. It’s not all about the food you eat or the exercise you partake in. Actually, I believe […]

Five Things About Denise

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Hey ThoughtFull Friends! I thought it would be cool to write a post so that you can feel more connected with me as a human and hopefully one day your dietitian. So, here it goes – Five Things About Denise! 1. I Wasn’t Sure Studying Nutrition was Going to Stick My gratitude lies in the […]

Why is it Healthy to Leave Dieting Behind?

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Breaking Free of Diet Mentality Diets have kept people hindered for far too long, and they are rooted in thin privilege. More to come on that concept, but for now – The idea that thinner = healthier is old news. All bodies are good bodies. You have the right to not be on a diet. […]