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Tell Us The Simple Meals You Relied On During A Rough Time In Your Life

When your life is in shambles, preparing a decent meal for yourself can be a huge victory.

When you're going through an awful time, feeding yourself can be a huge chore.

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If you're grieving, recovering from trauma, or taking care of someone who is ill, you may find yourself eating a ton of fast food or surviving on hospital vending machine snacks; not having the motivation to cook and then letting fresh groceries go bad; or losing your appetite and simply not eating at all.

In those instances, finding a few moderately nutritious, somewhat cheap, relatively easy to prepare things to eat can be a game-changer.

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So, we want to hear what foods/meals actually nourished you during a difficult time!

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Maybe canned chili dumped over a baked* potato was your go-to dinner for months after a loved one died.

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*Microwaved, obviously.

Or perhaps cheese quesadillas were the only meal you had the mental energy to prepare in the weeks following your miscarriage.

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Closeup of cheese quesadillas on colorful plates

Or maybe you've learned that when everything is bad, frozen pierogies are very good — fast to prepare and won't spoil if you don't make them right away.

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Pierogies are always great, TBH.

Tell us the simple healthyish meals you relied on when you were going through a rough time and you may be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!

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