starting my weight loss adventure

In mid-July I finally decided that I was tired of weighing as much as I did. This time, however, was different. I actually did something about it. I will start writing about my experience of weight loss here. Maybe it will inspire somebody else, or maybe my story will just provide a nice read. One thing is for sure: I’ve still got a long way to go. I started at 350lbs; I currently weigh around 310lbs; and I’m shooting for about 180lbs.

Let’s start at the beginning.

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spaghetti alla arrabiata

Long Pasta NoodlesI made this a couple weeks back. It was fantastic. It’s very, very good despite the fact that there is no meat in it. Arrabbiata sauce is a spicy tomato sauce–it’s probably my favorite no-meat red sauce. I’m sure mine wouldn’t count as a “true” arrabiata if you ask an Italian, but it’s still very tasty.

I will make this one night, and then eat it for lunch the next 2 or 3 days. This stuff is great reheated; the flavors seem to be mixed together even better! Continue reading “spaghetti alla arrabiata”

new site — try 2

I finally updated my site a couple weeks ago, but a few days ago my server was rooted. I wasn’t really thrilled with Moveable Type, so I switched to WordPress.

Anyway, here’s round two of the new version of mattsiegman.com. Let’s see if I can make it last a little longer.