My name is Risa. I'm 24 years old and live in Boca Raton, Florida. I have battled with my weight since I was about 6 years old, and for the last couple years, I was finally winning the fight. But I slipped, gaining back more than I'd prefer from my lowest weight in ages. Now I'm buckling down again to shed the weight so I can look on the outside the way I feel on the inside. But the road isn't always straight and smooth. For more information on my life-long weight loss journey, please view my first post here. This blog exists for me, to keep me on track and motivated. If you don't like personal posts or personal opinions, you took the wrong fork at Albuquerque!

**Please note that I am not a nutritionist, personal trainer, doctor, or in any way professionally trained in matters of health. Any advice I provide is based on my own thorough research and experiences. Please consult your physician or other health advisor for your personal needs.**

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February 24th
2:20 PM

Well okay then. I will start doing that today. (Do note: most are on my home computer, and I’m on my work computer today. So most gif sets will be at night or on weekends unless I remember to queue them.)

How to save a gif:

  1. Create a folder on your computer for gifs. Trust me, you’re going to want a folder.
  2. Right-click on a gif and select “Save Image As…” (Sorry, that’s for Mac. Find the PC equivalent.)
  3. Name your gif by what you’re most likely to remember it as when you need to search it. For example, the two gifs above here are saved as “Nod1.gif” and “Nod2.gif”.
  4. When you want to upload a gif, just navigate to your folder, select it, and click the upload button. Sometimes larger gifs will take a little bit to load and animate. If you see no animation after a minute, the file may be too big for Tumblr. This does happen.
  5. If you want to add a gif to a post that does not have an “upload image” option, open Tumblr in a separate window. Go to upload a text post. Click on the little thing that lets you upload an image, and add your gif of choice to the text box. Then highlight the gift in the text box and cut it. (Command+X or Control+X, depending on Mac or PC, respectively.) Paste the gift into the text box of the post you ultimately want it on. There ya go. :)
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