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It never dawned on me until we got home from the hospital after my husband had his PEG put in place that I would be cooking for one since he is NPO.

So, my eating habits are awful. Sandwiches - egg/cheese, sandwich meat, peanut butter/jelly. Next time I go shopping, I need to start thinking about things for me to eat that aren't all sammiches!

I love soup, but it's hard to make soup for one person. Guess I can make up a pot of it and freeze individual portions.

Tomorrow some wonderful people are coming out to build a wheelchair ramp for us.

Sunday, we're driving down to Salt Lake City for an appt at the University of Utah Medical Center on Monday to try to get a firm diagnosis. The doctors tell us they think he has ALS, but no one will say for sure.

Donna in SW Idaho
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Good luck in Salt Lake City Donna!

I have to cook and fix things for my husband a certain way and then my son. If we ate what I'm cooking hubby, we would gain a ton of weight!

Get you some good salad greens and make homemade dressing. The homemade dressing at least makes you feel like you are doing something for yourself in a gourmet kinda way. This will be good for your body and your mind.
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Why not cook for two? He can eat what you do, just blend it up and feed it to him through his tube.
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