Jenni Lee – 2018 Graduate

2019-01-08T15:12:11+00:00

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

Cami – 2018 Graduate

2019-01-08T14:52:44+00:00

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

2019-01-08T13:23:42+00:00

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

2019-01-08T13:14:17+00:00

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

Destiny – 2018 Graduate

2019-01-07T13:50:39+00:00

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

2019-01-08T10:53:19+00:00

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

2018-12-04T10:38:22+00:00

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

Emily – 2018 Graduate

2018-12-04T10:38:24+00:00

Emily - 2018 Graduate My life had always been in complete chaos since I could remember. I grew up in a severely dysfunctional home and was sexually molested by a family member between the ages of five and six. From the [...]

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

Anna – 2018 Graduate

2018-12-04T10:38:25+00:00

Anna - 2018 Graduate I grew up with a dysfunctional family. Bad things happened. The necessities of life - trust, safety, stability, and love were stripped away. I was a broken flower vase. Abuse was normal to me. "It is how [...]

Anna – 2018 Graduate2018-12-04T10:38:25+00:00

Alexis – 2018 Graduate

2018-12-04T10:38:27+00:00

Alexis - 2018 Graduate I grew up in a loving but struggling home. My parents were very young when they had me. Throughout my whole life I was bullied for being both white and Hispanic. I didn't fit in anywhere, except [...]

Alexis – 2018 Graduate2018-12-04T10:38:27+00:00
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