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

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Sacred Love

The brisk breeze necessitated lying closer together, at least that's what he told himself.  It seemed the dark violet sky wanted to swallow them surrounding each completely. In contrast, the three moons of Trikala glowed various neon colors first light purple moving...

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Overcomers Doors Close Tonight!

I came home the other day, pulled in the garage, shut down the door, got all my exercise gear, groceries and purse out of my car, went to the door and ... Yep, it was locked and I didn't have a key. My very "thoughtful" son had locked the door because both my hubby...

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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.