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This is the kitchen where we talk about food, life, and recovery—a spiritual path to healing and peace.

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You are invited to keep coming back to A Cup of Kindness to share your experience, strength and hope; fears, doubts and insecurities; and to pick up information, inspiration … and have a little fun!

My story
In January 2007, at the age of 51, I joined a 12-step program and began my recovery from food addiction, losing 75 pounds in the process. Read more…

In January 2011, at the age of 55, I began my recovery from a multi-trauma accident, 36 fractures, damaged lungs, and post traumatic stress. Read more…

I am deeply grateful for all the kindnesses, large and small, offered to me in recovery. Here I am... alive… still making progress … still not perfect … finding a new way forward in a growing community of women and men who share a lot in common around food and life.

I hope you'll join me in this kitchen and let me know what's cooking with you.

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Category Archives: Trauma

‘Tis a gift

I commend this dance to you. It’s hopeful.

Astonished!

Where did my limp go? It’s gone! This is astonishing to me! It’s something I’ve wished for, but never expected it would actually happen.

Kindling

Miranda and I came inside. We had our weighed and measured breakfasts. They were good.

Life’s lemons

I’m not resentful about my accident or my food addiction. This is what life has handed me. It’s also handed me beauty, love, peace and a program of recovery.