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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.

January 31, 2016
Livia Budrys, LCSW, is the Director of Trauma Services and Evanston Site Director for Insight Behavioral Health Centers and Eating Recovery Center. She urges everyone struggling with an eating disorder to remember, loving yourself is part of recovery!
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January 26, 2016
Robyn Cruze, MA, is the National Recovery Advocate and online community manager for Eating Recovery Center. She struggles to overcome adversity everyday while in eating disorder recovery. 
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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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January 03, 2016
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December 31, 2015

For many, holiday eating is also stressful and associated with guilt that outweighs the joy. Eating beloved traditional foods may arouse difficult feelings like judgement and shame — creating pressure to adopt rigorous so-called "healthy eating" regimens on January 1. We do have a choice. Those who embrace the philosophy that eating is intended to be both mindful and spontaneous -- responsible and recreational -- experience balanced eating and balanced lives.  Eating is

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December 18, 2015
We know that there are always going to be three things during the holiday season: family, emotions, and a truckload of food. But the holidays symbolize very different things now than what they did when I was struggling with an eating disorder. I have learned that I need to define the holidays by what they mean to me. Here are some examples:
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November 11, 2015
Looking to relax during the holidays? Here is a simple yoga sequence you can do in a fraction of the time it takes to cook a holiday meal. We share a simple yoga sequence to help you relax during the holidays. Go ahead, take 10 minutes to clear your mind and refresh your body.
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October 16, 2015
How to cook Pumpkin Lasagna. Recipe provided by Eating Recovery Center Dietician.
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May 23, 2015
How to cook Mexican Kale Salad. Recipe provided by Eating Recovery Center Dietician.
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May 16, 2015
How to cook Brazilian Coconut Shrimp Kabobs. Recipe provided by Eating Recovery Center’s Dietitians.
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