Jenni Lee – 2018 Graduate


Jenni Lee - 2018 Graduate Life before Mercy was a series of ups and downs. It wasn't a life I wanted to live. I felt like a shell of a person and was desperately afraid that someone would discover there was [...]

Jenni Lee – 2018 Graduate2019-01-08T15:12:11+00:00

Chelsea – 2018 Graduate


Chelsea - 2018 Graduate Before coming to Mercy, I was underweight, anxious, and very closed off to the world. I felt like nothing mattered. I was depressed and completely lost and helpless. In July 2017, my mother introduced me to a [...]

Chelsea – 2018 Graduate2019-01-08T15:01:09+00:00

Cami – 2018 Graduate


Cami - 2018 Graduate My life before coming to Mercy was chaotic and depressing. I was so heavy in my eating disorder that I didn't think I would live to see my 23rd birthday. I was expecting to pass away from [...]

Cami – 2018 Graduate2019-01-08T14:52:44+00:00

Bethany – 2018 Graduate


Bethany - 2018 Graduate My biological family was really healthy when I was young.  We went to church every week, and I got saved when I was young. However, when I was 10 years old, my parents became really busy. This [...]

Bethany – 2018 Graduate2019-01-08T13:23:42+00:00

Samara – 2018 Graduate


Samara - 2018 Graduate I was physically abused when I was young. In the 8th grade, an eating disorder began to form, and in high school, I became depressed, started cutting and struggled with suicidal thoughts. I didn't believe there was [...]

Samara – 2018 Graduate2019-01-08T13:14:17+00:00

Mary Elizabeth – 2018 Graduate


Mary Elizabeth - 2018 Graduate Life before coming to Mercy was hopeless. Mercy was my last chance. I was severely depressed, very isolated, very unhealthy, and very discouraged. I was far from God. I found out about Mercy through a former [...]

Mary Elizabeth – 2018 Graduate2019-01-08T10:51:19+00:00

Destiny – 2018 Graduate


Destiny - 2018 Graduate My birth mom was in an abusive relationship, and her boyfriend would sometimes get upset and beat her. I wanted to defend her, but I couldn't because I was too young to do anything. I was the [...]

Destiny – 2018 Graduate2019-01-07T13:50:39+00:00

Kiara – 2018 Graduate


Kiara - 2018 Graduate Life before coming to Mercy was horrible. I found out about Mercy from my counselor, and I applied to the program because I felt that my choice was to either go to Mercy or kill myself. When [...]

Kiara – 2018 Graduate2019-01-08T10:53:19+00:00

Natalie – 2018 Graduate


Natalie - 2018 Graduate Before coming to Mercy, my life was chaos. I had been struggling with an eating disorder for years, and my behavior was only encouraged by someone close to me. As other people suspected the ED, I turned [...]

Natalie – 2018 Graduate2018-12-04T10:38:22+00:00

Kristen – 2018 Graduate


Kristen - 2018 Graduate Before coming to Mercy, I was depressed, and I hated everything about myself. I was letting my mistakes and the mistakes of others consume my life. I decided to apply to Mercy because I knew that I [...]

Kristen – 2018 Graduate2018-12-04T10:38:24+00:00
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