Recovery – Dr. Lisa Ortigara Crego

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The Doctor is Human First…

Above all to thine own self be true. ~William Shakespeare     Seems like many, many years ago I started a blog—and it was. Back in 2008, I was talking to a patient who asked me who Dr. Lisa turns to when she is not in the office practicing. The question caught me off guard. […]

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Prayer and Meditation as Part of Daily Healing

Meditation is performed in quiet—with no agenda. In meditation, we spend some time in the spaciousness of not knowing.

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Prayer and Meditation as Part of Daily Healing

Meditation is performed in quiet—with no agenda. In meditation, we spend some time in the spaciousness of not knowing.

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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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