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

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True Stories of Transformation

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Are you out-of-control? I’ll admit being in control or being the boss has always been something I highly valued. Being in charge and knowing what’s going on seemed to be where I fit in the great scheme of things. I liked leading. As a matter of fact, I liked it so...

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I am tired. It's a real truth. I have felt exhausted for several months. Finally my doctor gave it a name—Adrenal Fatigue and she added a level to it that I didn't like.I seemed to loom like a giant in my life waiting to pounce on me. She gave me great supplements and...

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Anger, Forgiveness and Weight Loss

Is anger eating you alive? I talk to many people who are angry. Most of the folks I deal with think they have found a good way to deal with their anger. They just eat it away. It really doesn’t taste very good though. I’m Angry Because They are angry because something...

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2017 has been declared as the Year of Breakthrough by at least three Christian prophets and probably more. Most people I know will say a hearty amen to the word breakthrough, but what does it really mean? What are we asking when we ask God for a breakthrough?...

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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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