But at the Weigh Down retreat in Franklin she felt like an outsider.
Christians returned The Weigh Down Diet book, which had sold 1,000,000 copies, and churches cancelled classes.
And when a couple from Georgia - who were members of the church - were accused of killing their eight-year-old son after locking him in a closet and forcing him to pray, investigators raided the Franklin headquarters of the Weigh Down Workshop.
At the end of this month, thousands of Weigh Down disciples will gather at Nashville to praise the Lord for saving them from the evils of food.
After decades of drastic, yo-yo dieting, she joined her church's Weigh Down Workshop and dropped 7.
In Tennessee alone, there are 464 Weigh Down Workshops.
Weigh Down was founded by Gwen Shamblin in 1986 to compete with commercial weight-loss plans.
The classes for Weigh Down, held once a week during 12-week seminars, open with a prayer, followed by video and audio tapes by Shamblin.
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