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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Unstuck

Unstuck

Stuck. It’s a horrible place to be. The other day, My little Honda Fit fell into a nasty pothole, of course it wasn’t the fault of the driver. It was the car with a mind of it’s own! Well, not really. I’ve hit potholes before with no damage, but this time I knew I...

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Jesus, Take The Wheel!

Jesus, Take The Wheel!

Yesterday was a Jesus-take-the-wheel kind of day. Ever have one of those days? I won’t go into all the things that happened, but suffice it to say it was enough to make a girl want to give up or give in or at least take a long nap. (PSST: Read all the way to the end...

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Episode 13—Kieawnie Clar: Going Forward

Episode 13—Kieawnie Clar: Going Forward

Kieawanie Clar is a lifestyle consultant who is finally going forward on her weight loss journey. Understanding the basics was difficult for her. She had obstacles to overcome, but working on her mindset, her emotional eating issues and her relationship with God helped her finally begin her journey. She’s lost 30 pounds and says she finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.

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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.