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Chris Wells
May.09.2011
Thatsfit.com
As a child in elementary and middle school, I wasn't grossly overweight, but I wasn't thin, either. I was chubby and hated the way I looked in my clothes. My weight turned me into a natural tomboy and would end up shaping much of the way I dressed and presented myself to the world for years. I liked the way that boys' clothes fit compared to girls' clothes,...
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Apr.24.2011
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Apr.20.2011
Huffington Post Health
I had no idea how serious the diagnosis of bipolar disorder was at 19-years-old. To have a bottle of lithium in my hands felt scary. But it explained why I'd had such serious issues for years -- impulsivity, depression, suicidal ideation, substance abuse, grandiosity, extreme agitation, and periods of obsessive activity without sleep. Fighting the diagnosis and...
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Apr.20.2011
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I remember the days of smoking crack and the feeling of invincibility that went along with it, as well as laughing at people in recovery. I didn't think I needed any help. My delusions of grandeur were spectacular, much like Sheen's, even though I was smoking in a Las Vegas ghetto instead of in Hollywood. Excitedly talking about how amazing I was, and how I'd...