When you're going through an awful time, feeding yourself can be a huge chore. Chalabala / Getty Images 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. Maximilian100 / Getty Images So, we want to hear what foods/meals actually nourished you during a difficult time! Katarzynabialasiewicz / Getty Images Maybe canned chili dumped over a baked* potato was your go-to dinner for months after a loved one died. Joegough / Getty Images *Microwaved, obviously. Or perhaps cheese quesadillas were the only meal you had the mental energy to prepare in the weeks following your miscarriage. Msphotographic / Getty Images 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. gianteagle.com 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!