Hi, have you thought about
going to food banks that are sponsored by churches and community centers? It is growing season in the US and there is an abundance of produce available - just be creative. Be willing maybe to barter, exchange services for produce and food stuffs, bargain shop and watch for sales. Most grocery chains now have web sites that you can go and watch for specials. Buy a bit extra and freeze for the future if you have freezer space. Lots of willing moms, neighbors and community knowledge out there for people to teach others and provide caring and nurturing for others.
It is a bit harder to cook for yourself when you don't feel well but soups are easily digested and might be tolerated a bit better than starches, and meats. Agree with others-there are food stamp programs as well as work study programs for students, some people work in restaurants and get to eat one meal a day in the restaurant for free.
If you called some of your surrounding community churches there are often families that would be more than delighted to set an extra plate or provide assistance for someone. Call and talk to the senior pastor, they can point you in the right direction. Develop relationships with your neighbors- they can be of great assistance in this time of your life. Remember -this is just a phase in life, not forever. Unique problems call for creative solutions. Reaching out is scary but you are starting to look for answers - and to achieve different results one must do different things - so you are on the right track! Take care and be blessed.
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