I teach women how to work with God to transform their lifestyles, lose weight and live healthy.
At one time, my life was a complete mess. I weighed 430 pounds, was exhausted, depressed, stressed, and tired of living. Fat and happy is a lie, especially when you are super morbidly obese and in constant pain. Today, I’ve lost more than 250 pounds and kept it off since 2013. I know your pain. I can help you. I want to help you.
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If there’s one thing I’ve learned on this lifelong journey of weight gain and weight loss it is that I cannot lose weight for someone else. I can only do it for me. We can’t lose weight for our husbands. It has to be for us. We have to want it for ourselves.
Have you ever prayed and asked God one thing and He seemed to answer with something that was totally off-topic? For most of my adult life, I felt this way when I prayed about my life’s calling or direction. Understanding God’s Answer My prayer would always start out...
Have you ever prayed and asked God one thing and He seemed to answer with something that was totally off topic? For most of my adult life I felt this way when I prayed about my life’s calling or direction. On this podcast, I share how I finally got on board with what He had been trying to tell me all of my life.
Many times, when God wants to tell us something, we are afraid of what He will say. I was listening to a training session where a coach was telling her client to ask God what felt to me like a scary question. The minute I heard the question, I felt like someone hit me...
I was listening to a training where a coach was telling her client to ask God a question. The minute I heard the question, I felt like someone and hit me in the stomach because I felt no way in a million year would I ask God that question. It scared me to death to think of His answer to what felt like the BIG question….
Living in truth is not easy these days. Actually, it’s never been easy, but we are more aware of it in 2021. Maybe it’s just because I’ve lived a lot of years and understand it more, but I am more aware than ever that truth seems elusive Spiritual War We are basically...
We all have an enemy who tries to kill, steal and destroy the future that God has planned for us This was a hard truth for me to realize. Now I live in freedom because God has helped me break the strongholds in my life. In this episode, I share how God showed me how to live in truth and how you can too!
Hey Beautiful. Yes, I am talking to you. You don’t have to be everything to everybody. You only have to be who God wants you to be. I learned this the hard way. For so many years I felt I had to do everything for everyone. They didn’t even have to ask, I would just...
Pain, heartache, mistreatment, rude comments, being treated like a doormat, being pushed around, being taken advantage of, pointed at, whispered about and made fun of. This is what it is like to be super morbidly obese. God has a message for every person who has ever felt this way. He wants you to know that you are valued and loved. Listen to this week’s podcast to hear that message.
I’m Teresa Shields Parker, Christian weight loss coach, author, podcaster 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.