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The Eating Recovery Center Blog features frequent updates concerning Eating Recovery Center (ERC), our eating disorder treatment methods and programs, and upcoming meetings and events to help provide patients, families, professionals, and alumni alike with the information they need to understand their condition and enter on a path to long-lasting recovery.

September 21, 2017
I am solidly in recovery. I now know that “not having time” is not an excuse. If I don’t have time to eat, I make a change. What I don’t do anymore is make excuses. And I’ve found the following tips helpful to prevent relapse while I’m busy in my life:
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DocumentTags: alumni, "erc bellevue wa", families, "megan cuilla", patients, prognosis
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September 29, 2016
Eating disorders are mental illnesses. Thankfully, professionals are successfully diagnosing and treating mental health concerns every day. We can all take the steps to educate ourselves and learn about making changes. These steps will lead us in the direction of a higher quality relationship with food. After all, we truly need it to live.
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DocumentTags: #therapythursday, alumni, "britton peters", "erc bellevue wa", families, patients, "symptoms & signs"
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June 01, 2016
Find out why Eating Recovery Center uses outings in eating disorder treatment. Dr. Jenna Flagg of ERC, Washington explains the benefits and purpose.
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DocumentTags: #therapythursday, "dr jenna flagg", "erc bellevue wa", patients, treatment, "what to expect"
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May 26, 2016
Some individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have eating issues. Eating Recovery Center's Lisa Geraud discusses autism, ARFID and anorexia.
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DocumentTags: #caregiverscorner, anorexia, arfid, "child & adolescent", "erc bellevue wa", families, professionals
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May 13, 2016
Do you binge eat or emotionally eat? Learn about treatment for binge eating disorder (BED) and other  related eating disorders.
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DocumentTags: #foodforthoughtfriday, "binge eating disorder", "compulsive overeating", "erc bellevue wa", "lisa geraud", patients
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April 07, 2016
Professionals that work in eating disorder treatment possess love and strength. Recruiter Franny Morin describes Eating Recovery Center's company culture.
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DocumentTags: #communityconnection, "erc bellevue wa", families, "franny morin", professionals, treatment
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March 02, 2016
Understand the importance of nurturing relationships with those who are going through eating disorder treatment, featuring Dr. Ileana Calinoiu of Eating Recovery Center.
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DocumentTags: #caregiverscorner, "dr ileana calinoiu", "erc bellevue wa", families
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February 24, 2016
Megan Cuilla, an ERC, Washington alumna, recently shared her perspective on eating disorders with The Spokesman Review.

Megan also said: “Eating Recovery Center of Washington helped me realize there is life beyond my eating disorder. They reminded me that recovery doesn't have to be perfect. I work hard every day to maintain recovery. It's not easy, but it's worth it.”
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DocumentTags: alumni, "erc bellevue wa", families, patients
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January 25, 2016
Dr. Neeru Bakshi of Eating Recovery Center, Washington was recently interviewed for Women's Running Magazine on the subject of orthorexia.
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DocumentTags: "dr neeru bakshi", "erc bellevue wa", orthorexia, patients
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January 22, 2016
With honesty, our patients experience the best odds at overcoming this tenacious disease. It is through facing one’s self, facing the past, facing our behaviors, facing our thoughts and feelings, and sharing it all with truth, that the eating disorder has no place to hide. 
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DocumentTags: #therapythursday, alumni, "erc bellevue wa", "jeanne wicomb", patients, treatment
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