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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In this podcast episode we are talking about how to get rid of irrational fears that the enemy loves to perpetuate. These fears can become strongholds that keep us stuck in the straitjacket of fear.
God gives us some tools to combat the enemy’s barrage of fears.
FEAR is False Evidence Appearing Real. This is true on many levels, but there are actually times that we are and should be afraid. Such as when a lion is breathing down our necks! God designed a built-in mechanism for those times called the fight-or-flight response,...
My guest today is Kim Dolan Leto is the author of two books. Undergoing her own body and life transformation, Kim knows first-hand the importance of doing food, fitness and confidence through Christ.
Today Kim Dolan Leto is the picture of health. She’s an ESPN Fitness America Champion and has been on numerous magazine covers. However, there was a time when she was ashamed of her body and even hated it. “The first day of eighth grade my Mom took a picture of me and...
Pain has a color. It can be black and blue, purple or green, In varying shades of agony. Or red screaming with anguish, Crying tears that wash away the vividness of despair In an attempt to make it disappear Or pretend that it never was and will never be again. We...
God has a greater-than-you-can-think-imagine-or-dream goal for each of us. His destiny for you is something you won’t know until you get there, but when you do, it will blow your socks off. You only reach your destiny by surrendering to God and totally trusting Him.
Whatever we are struggling with, whether it be depression, frustration, overwhelming circumstances, stress, anger, loneliness, shame, regret, low self-esteem, difficult relationships, God wants us to run to Him instead of a substance to numb or temporarily cover our...
Because of all the voices that are taunting you and pointing fingers at you, you are eating to try to make them stop. When we go to food or other addictions, we mask the voices for a while and then they start again in earnest and tell you why you should be more ashamed because you didn’t follow your diet. In this episode, we talk about how we can leave these problems with God.
Toxic thoughts are harmful, detrimental, destructive, injurious or damaging. They cause us to feel sick, weak, frail, run-down, overwhelmed, afraid and fearful. They begin from the half-truths Satan loves to throw at us. These are lies he tries to carefully conceal.
God isn’t a man, so He doesn’t have anxiety, stress, worry and fear. However, He is not oblivious to any of that because He sees us and knows everything about our lives. He knows that this is at the root of every addiction we have, especially food addiction. We stress...
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.