Where my short girls at? This one's for you.

I measure in at a tall 4'11". Yeah you read that right. You're probably thinking, "aww that's so cute! Everything must look so cute one you!" Wrong. I swear people who make clothes assume someone of my height should also be a size 0. Not only do I need to be a size 0 but I also have to have no chest or booty. In the words of Meghan Trainor, I am all about that bass.

So today I wanted to talk a little bit about the struggles I have encountered being under 5 feet tall (in gifs!)

1. Maxi Dresses. Nuff said.

2. Men love to call your shorty. Like I've never heard that one before guys.*rolls eyes*

3. You can't ever escape the words "Short" or Petite" because all of your clothes indicate your vertically challenged height on them.

4. No matter who you stand next to, you always feel like a small child.

5.Nothing is ever set up correctly for you. It's assumed everyone is at least 5'7".

6. Shopping online is a nightmare for pants. If I've never worn the brand before I normally won't purchase online. 
7.Me trying to get onto anything high up. It especially looks true to us shorties trying to get into a large truck.
8. "You can lose weight so much faster because your're short." Um what? Yes that was said to me once.

9. Exercise equipment is not always petite friendly. See exhibit A.

Yeah there's the story of my life. Always the short end of every joke. No pun intended. I think I am going to do a short series on the struggles of being a short girl. I will most likely post places to shop and ways to make your height work for you. What do you think? Would you read? Lemme know if the comments!

Are you short? What drives you nuts about your height? Tell me :)

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  1. I'm not quite as "fun size" as you, but I'm definitely short. The most annoying thing is riding the subway as a shorter person if you don't get a seat. The poles are way up high, so as a short gal it's always beneficial to get one of the standing poles that come up from the floor, and are available at chest height. There is always inevitably a 6'4 dude commandeering that pole, leaving all the shorties to try and gumby themselves to reach the high poles so they don't fly down the length of the train. It ain't easy!

  2. First off, I love the term "fun size". And I know exactly what you mean about the poles in the subway! There always is that tall man monopolizing it. It's like dude, really?!. Thanks for sharing and stopping by!

  3. The Sequin NotebookMarch 4, 2015 at 10:21 AM

    I would definitely be into that series! I am 4'9" so all of these struggles definitely made me laugh because I can sooooooo relate!

  4. I'm tall-ish. Not super tall, but tall enough that dresses from Modcloth often have the waistline wanting to start on my boobs. So I can empathize, from the opposite end of the spectrum.

  5. This was a strange list for me to read through because I'm basically your counterpoint on the opposite side! I'm 5'10" almost 5'11" I have many of the same problems with a little variation. It's those girls in the 5'4" to 5'8" range that have it perfectly!

  6. Yay a shorty sista! I think the series is coming. I need this. You need this. It's a win/win. lol

  7. Aww man I hate when that happens. I get the sometimes because I am larger chested so things for short people and large boobs don't always work.

  8. I agree! 5'4 to 5'8 really do take the cake. We need to start a Short and Tall shop. :)