A Story of Faith, Resilience, and Survival
Memoir / Self-Help
Date Published: March 30, 2022
Publisher: Fideli Publishing, Incorporated
A cathartic experience that examines both the power of determination and
the will to survive.
In her memoir, Getting To My Enough, Dr. Marie Brown Mercadel describes her
remarkable journey of persevering through unspeakable childhood sexual
trauma, the loss of a baby at an early age, and her tenacious resolve to get
to her enough. Her frank and detailed descriptions of her life experiences
are riveting and provide proof that it is possible to achieve personal
triumphs in spite of the odds.
She is courageous in writing about the deep-seated emotions that caused her
to be overwhelmed with self-doubt, fear, and shame for much of her adult
life. Her acts of forgiveness and the adoption of self-love represent an
important source of her healing.
Getting To My Enough reveals how a broken and damaged girl gained inner
peace, affirmed the positive aspects of her life, and embarked on a mission
to mentor and motivate women dealing with similar issues.
About the Author
Dr. Marie Brown Mercadel is a survivor of childhood sexual assault and a
retired human services executive with 38 years of experience serving
communities across the nation. She currently manages a consulting business
that specializes in individual coaching, motivational speaking, and
strengths-based leadership development. She lives in North Carolina with her