Blog – Page 23 – Dr. Lisa Ortigara Crego

Easter Day…

When I think of pale yellow daffodils with deep golden centers the first thought that pops into my head is Easter and spring time. The second thought is Lent. Today is Easter and Lent has come to a close. My Lenten plan was to go to church every Sunday and to be kind to everyone—no […]

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Spiritual Being….

Another day is about to unfold. I always look forward to the treasures of life that await me. This morning I rode my bike along the Hollywood, Florida Inter-Coastal and up the bridge and along the sea side. What a view! As I pedaled with energy and enthusiasm I thought about how I used to […]

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Balance…

A day in the life of Dr. Lisa! I woke this morning at 7:00 to the sound of birds chirping and the sun blaring in through the cracks of the drapes…and my day began. After morning stretches, eight minutes of weight lifting, and meditation, I jumped on my bike and pedaled down Hollywood beach taking […]

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Why Can’t I Stop Eating?

So, you ask yourself,’Why can’t I stop eating?’ or ‘What’s wrong with me that I’m eating a huge amount of food—when I’m not even hungry?’ Did you ever consider you may have an eating disorder? Okay, it’s harsh to even consider the idea. Nobody wants to be “labeled” with a disorder. I get that. I […]

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What is Spirituality?

What is the experience of spirituality? My patients in treatment for various eating disorders often ask me this very question. The answer is not so easy, especially when spirituality is an individual experience—with no two exposures mirrored. Treatment for eating disorders is three-fold: physical, emotional and spiritual. Often the spiritual component is missing. Is it […]

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