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How I Finally Became an 'After' Thanks to TitanUp Fitness

How I Finally Became an ‘After’ Thanks to TitanUp Fitness

Thank you to TitanUp Fitness for giving this doughnut-loving mama a bit of much-needed body confidence. Confession: I never dreamed I would be one of those before-and-after fitness folks. I much prefer doughnuts over deadlifts, the couch over kettlebell swings, and a Starbucks two-pump white mocha (with whip) over any amount of squats. Throughout the […]

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Moms Doing More in the 904: Kasey Repass, Type 1 Diabetes Advocate

Moms Doing More in the 904: Kasey Repass, Type 1 Diabetes Advocate

Kasey Repass’ life was forever changed on April 2, 2009. Her 4-year-old daughter Robinson started losing weight and was very lethargic. She was drinking a ton of water and started wetting the bed after being potty trained for a couple of years. They took her to the doctor thinking she had urinary tract infection. Her […]

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Moms Doing More in the 904: Karen McConeghy Prewitt, Disability Advocate

Moms Doing More in the 904: Karen McConeghy Prewitt, Disability Advocate

Karen McConeghy Prewitt, a 30-year resident of Jacksonville originally from Chicago, was in the process of sending her 18-year-old daughter, Courtney, to college when she discovered that she and her husband were expecting. The pregnancy alone was shocking enough, but finding out their son, Caleb, had both Down syndrome and heart defects was even more so. […]

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'They Were Meant to Be Mine'

‘They Were Meant to Be Mine’

Nurse Jessica Hamm remembers the first time she laid eyes on the 14-month-old girl admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Wolfson Children’s Hospital with horrific injuries. Suffering from a skull fracture, brain bleed, broken femur and fractured wrists, malnourished and with a fresh handprint-shaped pattern of bruises on her little face, baby Delilah […]

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Fostering Stronger Bonds with a Gentle Touch

Fostering Stronger Bonds with a Gentle Touch

Thank you to UF Health for providing this information on a gentler alternative to traditional C-sections. When a mother imagines her child’s birth, she envisions pushing, sweating, laboring and finally having her newborn placed on her chest. Cesarean sections are rarely part of that dream and leave many mothers feeling as if they missed out […]

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