Well family, friends, partners this is my final blog. I will admit I will miss everyones comments and getting the encouragement and positive thoughts from my blogs but I know that life will go on and I will continue to succeed.
First off I would like to congratulate all 29 other participants in this Slim Down Showdown. I would like to extend my deepest respect and utmost admiration for each and every one of you. Our lives will always be intertwined with this journey. I wish you all nothing but continued happiness and success.
I would like to thank all of the wonderful H-E-B staff for all of their had work and dedication to the Slim Down Showdown. Each and everyone of you have been so helpful and supportive. This is a side of H-E-B that I had never seen but all involved with this program is just as classy and dedicated to people as those in store operations. Thank you so much for everything.
Thank you to all of the sponsors. Dole, Nestle, Yopait, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, Gold’s Gym, La Cantera, Jimmy Dean Delights, watermelon.org, Uncle Sam, Egg Lands Best, NadaMoo!, ogx, Asus, TrestleTree, The Union and Fleet Feet Sports. Each and every sponsor was so huge in putting this together. Of course THE GREATEST RETAILING COMPANY H-E-B!! Thank you!
Special thank you to my dietician Kathy Duran-Thal, my Gold’s Gym trainer Katie Dupont, my TrestleTree coach Lisa, my H-E-B SDSD coach Miguel Caranza. Each of you have helped me change my life for the better. Thank you for supporting and encouraging me to be the best I can be.
To my friend Jacque. Thanks for going on this ride with me. Wish you the best! You are a great person with a wonderful personality. Continued success my friend…cheers!
To each and every family member, friend, partner, total stranger, H-E-B customer THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH for commenting on my blog, sharing it to Facebook, liking the blog. Each and every comment means the world to me and helped me get through tough times. From the bottom of my heart THANK YOU! Special props to my 554 store team! Each and every one of my partners there have been so positive and supportive! Thank you all! Everyone in the Mighty Gulf Coast for your support I Thank You!
Thank you to my family! My wife Jennifer and Connor you have been so great through this start of our new life and it can only get better from here. My Mom and Dad, I hope I have made you proud. My brother Mike and Kristy and baby Grayson, thank you for your support! I think this journey has made us all stronger.
Thank You to everyone I may have missed.
Well folks life is just beginning. Food no longer controls my life and that excites me about my future. I love working out. I love talking health and wellness. I am secure in who I am and where I am going. I am happy to taking people on this ride with me.
Life will be forever changed after the start of this journey and I am so excited to move forward.
Thanks to all,
Jason A. Brown
Come Early, Be Loud, Stay Late and Wear Green!