Juliana Winik

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I am 26 years old. I live in Ontario, Canada. I was diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa when I was 14 years old and since then have been battling an eating disorder (in various forms). I am passionate about writing, eating disorder advocacy, travelling, and making meaningful connections with others. I have an adorable puppy named Pippa. She is a lively, happy, goofy girl who never fails to bring a smile to my face. Favourite hobbies include writing, reading, crocheting, hiking, doing nature photography, and I love a cosy night in with a Netflix (or other streaming service) show. I love my family and friends and I am constantly grateful for their ongoing support. I continue to fight my eating disorder with their support and pursue different treatment options. I continue to speak, educate, and advocate for the increase access to treatment for eating disorders.

  • Surviving Anorexia Nervosa and COVID-19

    Surviving Anorexia Nervosa and COVID-19

    I knew before the doctor spoke, but that didn’t stop the fear coursing through my body that was curled in a ball on the blanket-laden hospital bed. “Oh ‘shoot’,” I said through tears. “Yes,” he said. I knew this diagnosis was “not good,” but I didn’t realize having Anorexia Nervosa (AN) and now newly diagnosed..