Yes, we know it’s obvious, but you must remember to eat. And eat healthily. It’s normal to not feel like eating when you feel worried. And it’s also normal to eat a lot as a way of coping.
Being a young carer can be very hard, both physically and mentally. You may be having a bad day, or be too busy to bother about food. But your body needs food for energy. And you need energy to look after someone who is living with cancer.
If you feel like you are having any problems with eating or your diet, you should talk about it with someone you trust.
If the person you look after or other family members have had to stop working, you may be worried about paying the bills, including buying food. We have more information about financial support and help with money worries.