#LoveMyDetour – let’s end the stigma

In the end of 2015 I was fortunate enough to have Amy Oestreicher write about her incredible story here on A Glutenfree Road. Again I’d like to thank Amy for her openness and strenght, as well as her encouraging others to share their detours. She’s fighting the stigma associated with mental illness and I’m grateful for that!


Today the story of my detour was posted on Amy’s blog. Things aren’t always black or white, those who lose the fight against their mental ghosts are not “selfish”, “weak”, or “crazy”. And in order to stop this from happening to other we’ve got to start talking about it.

Please read my post “Traveling and depression: A reminder of why I’m fighting

Mental illness is not contagious.