Friday, July 30, 2010
Taking care of people the only way I know how...with food.
She's been a bit AWOL from life since and I finally talked to her a little yesterday via text message and she agreed to let me take her dinner and hold her sweet baby boy.
While I was fixing the meal for her and her husband tonight I realized that whenever I want to help someone, I show up with food. I use food for everything.
I'm not the best at telling people I love them, but I can make them cookies. I'm not really good at helping people with their lives, but I can and will make them dinner. It just seems to be the way that I feel I can fit in and help the best.
Food is so good for so many reasons. Love, therapy, a helping hand, a night off for someone. I'm really learning to love cooking and being in my kitchen - even if I have some helpers with grubby hands every once in a while.
I guess food is good therapy for me, too.