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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Remember, if God can help me lose 260 pounds, He can help you get through anything!

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Sweet Hunger

Developing an Appetite for God

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Losing Weight and Keeping it Off with God’s Help

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True Stories of Transformation

Sweet Grace

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

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From Stuck to Unstuck

Have you ever just felt stuck? One of the main things I hear from individuals when I speak or when I coach is, "I feel stuck and I want to get unstuck." Sounds simple, right? Some people feel that even a tow-truck designed to extricate a semi could not pull them out...

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Redesign By God

Those on Fixer Upper make Demo Day look like so much fun. Who wouldn’t want to smash stuff and tear things apart? However, when you realize your life needs a Demo Day and a total redesign, it suddenly doesn’t sound like fun anymore. When it’s a redesign by God,...

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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.