A Short, Slim Girl’s View on Body Image

Share NOTE: This post is for Body Image Warrior Week, which I am participating in.  Many of the points in this post have been written about before on this site, so regular readers, please bear with me :). As a short, slim woman, sometimes I feel like I’m not considered “real.”  I’ve freaked a lot […]

August McLaughlin’s Beauty of a Woman Blogfest: February 9/10, 2012

ShareI found August’s blog recently and came across The Beauty of a Woman Blogfest post.  August is encouraging people to post about what they define as The Beauty of a Woman on February 9, 2012, which can include any of the following: – When do you feel most beautiful? – The most beautiful you’ve ever […]

Could Carrie have been played by a taller actress?

ShareI’m very excited about Sex and the City: The Movie, which opens in just under two weeks. I’ve never really been much of a Carrie fan or Carrie girl (every quiz I’ve done has me as Charlotte or a combination of Charlotte and Miranda), but I admire the character. She is definitely the epitome of […]

Average heights in selected countries (Source- shortsupport.org)

Share Below is a chart (from shortsupport.org) of average heights in several countries. Which country would you be considered “average” or “tall” in? It’s weird to know that many of us would be considered super tall in Vietnam, even if we’re Just to note: These heights may not be accurate. They are based on the […]

A height tax?

ShareA New York Times article published last month questioned the need of a height tax because shorter people generally earn less than taller people. For example, a 5’5″ American earns more than $5,000 less than someone who is 6′ tall, even after factoring in age, sex and weight (I’m assuming they mean proportional.) I haven’t […]

Petite, regular and tall sizes

ShareDoes anyone find this interesting: At J.Crew: Petite sizes range from 0P-12P Regular sizes: o-14 Tall: 2T-14T At Banana Republic: Petite sizes: 00P-12P Regular sizes: 00-16 Tall: 2-16 Why is it that petite sizes and regular sizes start with the same number (though I realize that the actual CUT is different), while tall sizes start […]