At one time I weighed 430 pounds.

It’s really true. My life was quite a mess.

Today, I’ve lost more than 260 pounds and kept it off for a number of years. Learn more about my journey – just click the button below…

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Sweet Grace

How I Lost 250 Pounds and Stopped Trying to Earn God’s Favor

Sweet Freedom

Losing Weight and Keeping it Off with God’s Help

Sweet Change

True Stories of Transformation

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Anger, Forgiveness and Weight Loss

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One Word Can Change Your Life

One word can change your life. As an author you might think I would say it’s a book full of words which can change your life. While I love books, I’ve learned the right word spoken or written at the right time can mean all the difference, especially if it comes from...

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About Me
Hi, I’m Teresa Shields Parker, Christian weight loss coach, author, editor and speaker. I’ve been writing since I was born or at least it feels that way. I do know I was born to write. However, it wasn’t until 2013 when I wrote my memoir, Sweet Grace: How I Lost 250 Pounds and Stopped Trying to Earn God’s Favor that I really felt I could legitimately don the moniker of author. It had been 60 years in the making.

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