We've been apart maybe six or seven times since we got married, and it's never easy.
He's taking pots and pans and cooking utensils, including a single burner electric hotplate I have (because the stove there doesn't work) and M will be making vegetarian/dairy meals. M doesn't eat meat anyway.
So what was Jonathan's last meal here for a couple of days? Leftovers. Curried chicken shredded and mixed with noodles, frozen green beans and margarine. Quick and dirty,but he liked it.