Blog – Page 18 – Dr. Lisa Ortigara Crego

Celebrating and Mourning Simultaneously…

Happy Birthday America! Today is the Fourth of July…a day worth remembering and reminiscing. Today is the day America decided to become independent of Great Britain. This day represents freedom to make our own rules and be responsible for our welfare. My day began with sunny, blue skies, white puffy clouds, birds singing. A picture […]

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Yo Yo Dieting

When I explain what is really going on with binge eating and food addiction patients often resemble the deer in the headlights look. It is like they are caught! As Oprah often says, “It is a light bulb moment!” Suddenly understanding their up and down weight loss and gain becomes clear. The yo yo dieting […]

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Memories of Time Passed….

I was up early this morning walking along the beach and feeling so alive and connected to myself and beyond. I have walked this very beach over and over for the past 40-something years and it always tugs at my heart. I have so many memories of where I was and where I am. Last […]

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Eating Disorders and Certified Eating Disorder Professionals

Today is one of those glorious Sunday afternoons when the sun is out and the birds are chirping. It is one of those days where the world feels right and excitement, for no apparent reason, looms above. And yet, somewhere out there someone is suffering alone from an eating disorder. Someone is wondering when the […]

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Chicago Bound…and Back….

I spent the past few days in Chicago. Today is my Dad’s 83rd birthday and he continues to work his empire. I am amazed at his strength, motivation, and continuous vision. Sitting on the plane with my handsome 20 year old son, headed for Chicago in honor of my father’s 83rd birthday, I found myself […]

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