Trying (and trying and trying) to eat

One of the worst parts of chemo has been loss of appetite. It's super stressful to know that maintaining my weight is something I need to do for the sake of my treatment—and yet really struggling to force myself to eat. I am doing my best to eat healthily, but now I understand why every oncologist or nutritionist told me to just eat what I can.


I find that when I finally AM hungry, I crave really specific things, like Ben and Jerry's Super Fudge Chunk ice cream, which I haven't eaten in 15+ years (but which used to be my stress / depressed food). Today, the only thing that seemed remotely appealing was fondue. Per immediately volunteered to make it, and all parties were happy at the dinner table!


Sadly, I'm too exhausted to stay up for a helping of Ben and Jerry's, but maybe I'll have some for breakfast—after my green juice!!




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