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

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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Tag Archives: healing

Healing Foods

  Day 60 of continuing recovery I am thinking of a dear friend who is on a healing path. Here are healing food suggestions that helped me come back to life last year. They are from nutritionist/herbalist, Rebecca Snow. You can reach her through her website at http://rebeccasnow.com. She has advised many people with food addiction […]

Healing is a verb

  Day 15 of continuing recovery I love this picture from Heather Lende’s blog. It’s her grandchild Caroline and young dog Pearl in Haines, Alaska. It gives me such a sense of peace. I feel the expansive gorgeousness of this place and the love among the people and animals I’ve gotten to know through Heather’s blog […]