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: Higher Power

Mom’s poem

Mom’s poem.

What is being done

This morning I heard, “Program is not a sentence.” I am not jailing myself. I have not committed a crime. There is no punishment. This is not a program of discipline. It is a program of observation.

My G-d

  Day 53 of continuing recovery My experience of G-d is goodness. Where there is kindness I sense a Divine Presence. It’s beautiful. I find myself happy and free from fear. I feel connected to a flawless energy of unconditional love. It was Grace that introduced me to my 12-step program for food addiction. Sponsors […]

Loose Goose

  Day 8 of Continuing Recovery Oh boy. Yesterday my thinking got loose. Luuuuucy! The first thought that set me off wandering was, I’m running late so I’ll read the 24 Hours a Day book and do my Quiet Time in the evening. Then, it’s OK to be late to my 12-step meeting. It progressed […]