Blog – Page 33 – Dr. Lisa Ortigara Crego

Mindful…

Mindful… Today my goal is to stay present. Have you ever tried this? The mind always wants to think about what needs to be done next or what we already did. To focus on the here and now is difficult for most. What makes me fixed on staying present is the chaos around me. Many […]

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A Runaway Train

It rained all day today. I started a walk with Sage early this morning and half way noted the sky turned dark and the wind came up out of nowhere. I debated whether to keep going or turn around and head home. I decided to push forward. Not good. After what seemed like a few […]

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A Summer Afternoon Swim…

A lazy Sunday afternoon swim with thunder rolling in the distance is my idea of a perfect setting. The sun is still shinning, yet dark luminous clouds hang over simultaneously. I marvel at how I swam laps with such ease, yet with urgency knowing a storm is not too far off. I am reminded of […]

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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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