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6/12/14 9:19 A

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Hi I am new to this team but not new to SparkPeople. I have tried this in the past did good then fell off. I am between 5'1.5" to 5'2" depending on what day and time the doctor measure me emoticon Right now I am at weight that is the heaviest I have been and based on my height is really big. I had did weight watchers last year and did well but gained it all back and more when I lost motivation. So I am really trying to stay focus and trying to stay motivated because I know its a lifestyle change. I have to pep talk with myself that it will take a slow time but a change will come.

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6/7/14 8:23 P

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Hi, I'm Kathy, and I'm 5'2" and a little bit. I was 5'3" at one point in my life, but somewhere I lost a touch. I need to lose 50 lbs., and it's going slowly and expect it will take a long time. I'm here for the encouragement so I don't get discouraged. I'd love to wake up and be my desired weight, but that ain't gonna happen. I've finally accepted the fact that I didn't gain this weight overnight, and it's not going off that quickly, either.

Losing weight is on the list, though it's not first obviously. I add to the challenge taking care of a house filled with a retired husband, four kids, six dogs, seven cats, and more. Every morning I remind myself of my motto -- NEVER GIVE UP, NEVER QUIT.

More soon.....

Never give up, never quit.


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5/26/14 10:57 A

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Hi all,

I'm Song, 5'2 and 35 years old. I've lost a lot of weight with SP already, though my body and my motivation both stalled for a couple of years after the first 80 pounds. Now I'm ready for round 2!

I'm an actress and singer by trade, a runner and fitness addict by hobby, but I tend to get derailed by food and wacky schedules.

-Song


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4/24/14 6:22 P

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Hey there! My name's Chianne, I am 20 years old (21 in about 2 months), 5'2'', and one of my long-term goals is to lose around 50 or so pounds.
I've been struggling with my weight for over half of my life and, as a result, i've never really been confident in myself. For as long as I can remember, i've weighed 200 or more pounds. I remember feeling down and sorry for myself a lot throughout the years, and then feeling more guilty when I would turn to food as a comfort for those feelings. But I never did anything about it. I realize now, that was my mistake. So, instead of feeling depressed and guilty, I got angry. And that's when I decided that my lifestyle choices were no ones fault but my own, and if I wanted things to change, I would have to change them.
So, I got up one morning, with determination, and made a few small changes. I quit drinking soda completely, and mostly just drink water now. I make sure to eat breakfast every day, and drink atleast 7 glasses of water a day. And I just started a Yoga program a few days ago.
With just those small changes, i've lost 22 pounds since January! I now weigh 182 pounds (something I haven't weighed since Middle School!). Now that I know I can actually do this, I just want to make sure I stick to it. And I was hoping joining a group of people with stories similar to mine would help me do that. I've read through some of the posts and I love how you guys motivate and stick with eachother. And i'm hoping this journey will be a little easier knowing I can turn to this place for support.

You guys are doing amazing.. Keep up the good work! And feel free to message me or anything, if you have any questions or just want to chat :-) Though, just a warning, i'm pretty much completely socially awkward..

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4/15/14 5:43 P

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Hi everyone, my name is Debbie and I am 4'11 and 50 yrs old. I am new to the team and SP.
Four years ago I started my journey of losing weight and toning my body.
I lost 25 lbs. over two yrs. I now am down to 95lbs. and have been able to keep
the weight off for over two yrs. My goal is to maintain my healthier eating habits, weight, and exercises. I still to this day struggle at times with eating healthy snacks . I find myself to be
an emotional type of eater. Binge eating is another problem that I have at times.
Although at times I struggle, I find this healthier lifestyle well worth the time and energy.

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4/11/14 2:46 P

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Hi,I'm back. here I go yet again.....5"1" , 43 years old, 187 lbs, looking to lost 75 lbs. In my head I know I can do what is needed to lose this weight. Yet I let my love for my hubby control what I do. He is disabled and gets frustrated when he can't do thing he use to so not to bruise his ego more I don't do as much exercise as I could. I know it is hurting me. It's a struggle that I am trying to over come.

There is family we are born into.(not always loved)
There is family we marry into.(not always loved)
Then there is the Family we choose...we start by calling them Friends (unconditional loved)


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4/9/14 9:56 A

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Hi, everyone, I just joined this team, and just wanted to introduce myself and maybe get some feedback too. I joined Spark back on 1/25, joined a Gym on 2/19 and pretty much have been working out 4-5 times a week since. Total loss in inches 14 !!! havent checked my weight as of yet. But I don't feel I really have lost any weight. I need to lose at least 56 lbs. and that would put me at about 17% body fat. But I would still prop be Obese. I am 4'10 so I am super short, lol. Think I m the shortest one on the team. I have always been a thick girl. And worked out on/off my entire life. I'm a Medium/Large frame.
I was reading about everyones' calorie ranges, goals etc... and noticed the ranges are so low. This calorie range thing has me going a bit nuts to be honest and just worrying about it, I think I'm going to hit a plateau due to the cortisol that is being released from the stress. My concern is that due to my lean mass being so high at 150lbs for my size, my basic calorie ranges are 1480-1830 if I want to lose 2lbs a week. and these are the days I don't exercise. On some days that I do exercise the calorie ranges can jump up to 3500-4500 the highest. I have never eaten that much. So on top of the deficit that Spark as created for me to lose 2lbs a week. I am way under my calorie ranges when I exercise by 1000-1500+. That bothers me. I don't want my body to think I am straving, because I am not. I am eating ALOT. Any help Pleaseeee. thanks for taking the time to read this and for offering any advice if you have some.

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3/4/14 8:06 A

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Hello! I am Sandra, 5'2' recently out of the 300 club. I have always been "heavy" but I am now more focused on loosing the weight and becoming "healthy". I have medical issues that are not always under control and loosing the weight will assist in some of them. I have been consistently staying on the "plan" and been successful with it. So far, I have lost 17 pounds since I restarted sparkpeople in January 2014. My goal is to loose as much weight as possible by August 2014. My target weight loss is 100 pounds from my starting weight.

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2/23/14 11:17 A

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Hi - I've been a member here for quite a while, I've lost a bit of weight, and am 5'1/2" tall ! I'm ready to lose a few more pounds and inches during this next year and hope to find support here with all the other 5'3" and Under folks.
It does seem to be an extra challenge when a few pounds looks like so much more on us shorter folks.
And when you go out to dinner, the portions are usually for 6 foot 200 pound men!!


Keep on Truckin'


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2/22/14 11:46 P

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Hey everyone!

I'm 4"11 and 3/4 so I just tell everyone I'm 5 foot! I'm trying to get back down to the weight I was in high school, and so far I'm about 1/3 of the way there. I am so excited to continue on this journey. I love eating well and working out- I wish I had more time to spend at the gym! My schedule is crazy. I also do "INSANITY" on days when I want to get a good work out in but do not have the time to leave the house and do a long work out routine.

I am confident that I will be able to meet my goals by the end of this summer! Good luck everyone :)

"Don't be upset by the results you didn't get with the work you didn't do."


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2/15/14 3:28 P

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I am llou and have been on SparkPeople since late 2009. I am 58 years old, currently weight 153, and wear a size 14 petite. Having lost 50 pounds over the last few years, I am now trying to figure out what my maintenance weight should be. With disproportionately short legs, it's unlikely that I will be able to maintain a weight in the bottom half of the healthy range -- and maybe not in the upper half either! Let's face it, an inch of torso height weighs more than an inch of leg height on average.

I am also at the stage at which "extra skin" is also a problem.

I started my journey towards a health life style 6.5 years ago when I was diagnoses with Diabetes Type II. The weight loss and exercise has kept me off medication for that and my diagnosis has been officially changed to insulin resistance. So I watch my carbs.

"Aim for progression, not perfection." -- SP Coach Nancy

"There is hope for me. There is hope for all of us." -- llou


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2/5/14 9:25 P

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Hi, My name is Colleen and I'm 5'1". Been a member since 2006 but not consistent. Not easy for me to get on the computer everyday. I have a school reunion this summer and really want to focus. The food and water part of my weight lose journey I've got but exercising regularly is my down fall. Shoveling snow is what I am doing now and not much else. My bad.

There is family we are born into.(not always loved)
There is family we marry into.(not always loved)
Then there is the Family we choose...we start by calling them Friends (unconditional loved)


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2/4/14 12:59 P

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I have been on SparkPeople since 2009 and only just now saw this team!! So I joined!
I'm 5'2 3/4" ..... of course, I'm gonna claim every little bit that I can! I want to finish losing weight including the few I've gained back. Recently had a death in our family (my FIL) which has been devastating so I have definitely gotten off track. I have a bad back as well so I have to be careful however, I'm trying to exercise back to the point I was before where I felt stronger and my back felt better from the strength I gained through exercising and losing weight. Definitely needing some motivation!! emoticon

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1/27/14 11:26 A

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Hello all!

My name is Janel. I am 5'2'' . I want to lose weight because being overweight makes you look shorter and frumpy and I want to look athletic and healthy.

Janelen

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1/20/14 1:07 A

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I'm 5'3". I am trying to lose 20-25 pounds. I want leaner thighs, a flatter stomach and toner arms. When I weigh less, I feel happier, prettier and more youthful. I am learning that eating well and getting regular exercise is the foundation of everything for me to feel great.

"Slow and steady wins the race!"


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1/15/14 9:43 A

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Hi, I'm Shannon. I'm 31 years old, very quickly approaching 32. I am 5'3 and 150 lbs. I have struggled with my weight since I was a teenager. My highest weight was 173lbs. My goal is to reach 135lbs which is a weight that I haven't seen in a long time. I'd like to hit this goal or come close to it by 3/30 which is my birthday.

Around xmas I was 153lbs and I weighed in at 149.6lbs this morning so I'm heading in the right direction which is certainly helping my motivation level. I usually do really well during the week and then destroy all of my progress over the weekend. Any tips that you may have to help me avoid this on the weekend would definitely be appreciated.

I have been doing pretty good lately. I'm getting better about taking my daily multivitamin, drinking enough water and watching what I eat. I go to the gym and do an hour of cardio about 4 times a week. I still have bad days where I find myself wanting to eat junk and I lose control. Typically this is when I'm stressed out or sometimes I eat simply because I'm bored.

One day at time....here we go!

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1/5/14 12:41 P

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Hi! I'm Megan, I'm 18 and I'm 5'2! I weigh 161 pounds and I'm trying to get down to around 130 depending on how I see my body then. My measurements are Chest: 37.5", Arms: 12.75", Tummy: 37" (ugh), Hips: (A whopping) 40.5" and Thighs are 20.25". I'd love to lose 15lbs by April, which is my birthday month. I see that goal as plenty of time to reach it. Right now I'm on day 4 of my new lifestyle. It's been a struggle, but I posted a blog post about it this morning. I was blessed by being built like my father, all weight in tummy and thighs, but I'm gonna work hard to make it even more beautiful than it already is. I believe in order to make a change, you have to love who you are to start with. Acceptance is key to moving on! :D I hope to get a buddy with similar goals or anybody who wants to be friends!

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1/3/14 8:27 P

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Hello, My name is Bri, and I am 5'3" and needing to loose 140 lbs believe it or not. I need to a complete ME. I love this site! I just started on 1/1/14. :) So far, I have been successful tracking my food and keeping within the recommended calories for my weight loss. I sometimes go under because I figure, I'm only 5'3, so not sure if I should think that way. Hope to meet new friends in this group forum!

Best to everyone in 2014,

Bri

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12/10/13 5:22 P

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emoticon my name is Renee (a mid-30's working mom of 2 + husband + dog and I take care of everyone)...I am a yo-yo dieter cause I really like to eat emoticon but then I get motivated emoticon and everything is emoticon then I go back to my old ways emoticon working on changing habits about food but it is lots of work & trying to take small steps so don't give up so easy or get disappointed emoticon

~old goal 120's but only once do I remember weighing 129 (16 yrs ago)
~another old goal 130's (over 12 yrs ago now)
~now just would like the low 140's--weighed 143 this past June which was great and then we moved and habits that were formed had changed

[highest weight 224 lbs - usually hang around 160-170 lbs]
...so here I go again emoticon

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11/2/13 2:20 P

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Hi I'm Risa - 5' 2". so I guess I fit right in, look forward to get to know you.

All is well; life is good.

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Risa
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10/30/13 6:49 A

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Hi, I'm Pat from Michigan. I'm 5'1" now and trying to lose 100 pounds in a year. I just got tired of being fat last spring and I've dropped almost 30 pounds so far. I'm pretty proud of myself and I workout alot to reach my goal. I am very motivated.
Anyway I live with my DH and DD who attends our local college. She and I share a car so I either bike or walk home from work each day. It is only 8.5 miles and just a glorious route. I love biking and it is my preferred way to travel now. I try to walk at least 12,000 steps a day most days. Sometimes I don't hit it and I feel bad but I always have another day to try again!

This year is all about me and my quest to unload this extra person I have been hauling around.


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10/10/13 11:39 A

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Hi, I am Kat.
I am 5'1. I have never been overweight, but I have always been out of shape.
I am on here looking to lose a few pounds and tone up.
I do not have a scale but I am guestimating around 20 lbs of fat to lose or turn into a little bit of muscle.

I am the shortest of my friends and my family. For the longest time people did not know how short I was, because throughout high-school I wore 4-5inch heels daily. When I am at home, I am barefoot. The first time a friend would come over they would have a look of shock on their face when we walked in the door because within a second I "shrunk" to them.
Nowadays I wear flats, but that's more because I no longer have heels (due to a previous dog of mine and lack of funds).

=^.^= Meow


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7/26/13 4:34 P

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7/26/13 10:54 A

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7/25/13 2:04 P

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Hi All, I am 33 years old, live with my hubby and my two wonderful children. I am about 5 ft tall. (May be a stretch but thats what I say!) I am here to lose about 50-60 lbs. Would like to have some friends to help me on my way.

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7/17/13 11:52 A

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Hi, I live in South Florida with DH; we have 1 grown daughter, 2 grown sons, and 2 grands. I was "skinny" twice in my life; when I was in elementary school and back in my early 30's; I now want to be at a healthy weight with a normal BMI. I am now in my 60s, so just want to be in better shape/healthier (smile)
Have a wonderful Wednesday everyone....

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As each new day dawns, I make a healthy new start


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7/4/13 8:23 P

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Hey! I'm JK, 4'10", and looking at the big 3-0 this year. I just finished my schooling a couple years ago, and am planning to travel next summer. Needless to say, I want to get fit and healthy so I can bike around and do touristy things! I have never been skinny, and being so short makes the weight really easy to notice. The time has come to get the body I've always wanted, and gain some confidence while I'm at it.

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6/24/13 2:31 P

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Hi. I'm Jessie. I'm 4'11", 31, mother to a 7 year old girl, stepmother to a 12 year old boy. Both of my kids have ADHD, so some days are a challenge and a half. I'm also an intervention specialist for an autism program. I work with 5th and 6th grade students.

I started having weight issues when I was in middle school. I had a seizure and was put on an anti-convulsant that caused appetite increasing side effects. Every time I was taken off of the medication I would lose about 30 lbs and then gain it all back as soon as I was put back on it.

When I was 20, I had another very bad seizure. I was put on a different anti-convulsant that wouldn't cause weight gain, due to the my size this was a health concern. At this point I was fluctuating between 92 - 97 lbs, which was perfect for someone my height. After I had my daughter I've yet to lose the weight.

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Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.

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6/20/13 7:42 P

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Hi, I'm Becky. I'm only 5'1". I have always been the shortest person out of all my friends. And it just so happens that I was also always the fattest. I have been on and off Sparkpeople a few times. But I'm hoping to get back down to a healthy weight this time.

"A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything" -Irish Proverb


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Hey y'all. I am Selena. I am new to this team. I am 38, married and have three kids. I am 4ft. 11. I am short, my boys have already out grew me. I am looking forward to meeting everyone.

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Welcome to the "short people" team, Jennifer. I know what you mean about taller people. I will read about someone buying a pair of jeans in size 6 or 8 and they weigh what I weigh -- and I think "what the ---?" I sure can't fit into that size. But you're right, it's all relative. I see lots of people on here who's goal is the weight I started at.

Hope this works for you, as I'm sure you felt terrible at 212 or even 177. It is a lot harder when you are short -- and of course the older you get the harder it is. Try for short term goals, like maybe 1/2 a pound each week + a certain amount of exercise minutes. If you try to change everything at once, it's overwhelming!

Hugs, Eve

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Hello, I am Jennifer. I'm 5' 2.5", and my starting weight and highest weight was 212 on scale at home. I am down to 177 now, and still trying my hardest to reach my goal weight of about 120-130 pounds. I joined sparkpeople on september 23, 2012. I've only struggled with weight after I started having kids, before that I was in underweight to healthy range all throughout my life.I'm new to the team, and thought all of us people who are on the shorter side need some support from each other. I see a lot of people who look skinny at 150 pounds but then they are 5' 10" wish I were taller sometimes. Wishing all my fellow teammates the best of luck.

Jen, Michigan (Eastern Time Zone)
(aka I_Will_Rock_125)

SW 9/23/12: 215 lbs
1/1/14 : 185.6 lbs
2/1/14 : 181.6 lbs
3/1/14 : 178.8 lbs
4/1/14 : 174.8 lbs
5/1/14 : 168.0 lbs
6/1/14 : 166.0 lbs
7/1/14 : 159.2 lbs
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"Set your goals high and don't stop until you get there" ---Bo Jackson


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3/18/13 10:30 P

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Hi all, My name is Mickey, I am 5 feet and 1 and I am new to this team nice to meet you all. I am originally from Japan and I've been here in US quite a long time. But has been strangling with my weigh issue. Hopefully we can motivate each other. I just made funny blog about us shorty. When you have a moment check it out (*^^*) Thanks.

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"Do something Today, that your future self will thank you for."

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Hi! I came back to SP in the beginning of February 2013 once again. I am 65 years old and 4' 10" inches tall. At my highest weight I was 170 pounds due to medication I was taking. Several years ago I was within 19 pounds of my goal when I had major oral surgery several times and had to be on soft food for about one year. That was the end of the new beginning for me. My last visit to my PCP had me at 160 at the end of January. Since February I have been eating and tracking my food as well as exercising more. With my history of medical issues I can not keep this weight on me. I am aiming for one pound a week. I know it won't be consistent but it will average out over time.

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Hi Laura! Welcome to our Team! I am the same height as you, and when I was young I was one of those skinny people who could eat anything -- and tons of it. I paid no attention to what my BMI was, as I only weighed 105. But as I've gotten older and gained weight, I see that for a female who is 5'2" you have to weigh 135 or less to be at a healthy BMI -- so you and I both have a bit to go, don't we?

I think cold weather just tends to make you eat more too -- the comfort foods of winter!

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Hi my name is Laura and I am 5'2 and weight 190. I was never really overweight according to the BMI scale until I moved away from the hot weather in Arizona to the horribly windy and cold Wyoming. I hated going outside and would always wear lots of bulky clothes to keep warm and that's when it all started to get out of hand. Since I had the exucse of not wearing bathing suits anymore I ate whatever I wanted. It wasn't until I had my daughter that I got close to seeing 200. I was 192 pounds after giving birth. I decided to get back into shape for my best friends wedding and got back to my prepregnancy weight of 165. Here recently I gained it all back. I want to be healthy and keep up with my child.

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Welcome Faith! Isn't it funny how some of the shortest gals end up with the tallest husbands?

At one time I was married to a man who was 6'2" and I am 5'2" -- it always made me feel
so dainty and tiny! lol

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Hi Everyone!! My Name is Faith and I'm 25 years old & 4' 11". I was a cheerleader all through school and was always in shape and hardly ever worried about my weight. BUT once I graduated & stopped exercising I began to gain weight. I have been with SP for about a month now an I can already see the change. My goal is to loose 10 pounds and get back into athletic shape. Glad there is a group for shorter people. My husband is 6'3" and he doesn't understand an extra 10 pounds on a 4'11" body is like 20 on an average person...My weight all gets pushed into my stomach because I have NO waist..lol!! I hope everyone meets their goals...Good Luck!!

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Welcome Jenny! That's a lot of weight to carry around for a little gal. Have you tracked your food or kept track of exercise -- there has to be a reason for such an astounding weight gain.

Best of luck at getting back to being petite. Hugs, Eve

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Hello everyone! My name is Jenny. I am 51 and five feet tall. I'd gotten up to 210 and am currently 170. Before the holidays I was 158! My goal is 120. I never weighed over 98 pounds till I had my first child at age 32 and I doubled my weight to 198 in 8 months. I have struggled ever since to get back to a healthy weight. Any and all encouragement, motivation and support will be greatly appreciated!

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Welcome to the Team, Holly! Hope to see you on the various posts!

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Hi, I'm Holly. I'm 4'11" and have been with spark for almost two years. I'm currently 129lbs but would still like to lose a few more. Looking forward to being part of this team!

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Thanks for the encouragement Eve!! emoticon

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Hi Jessica! I'm the same height as you, but almost triple your age. At your age it should be fairly easy for you to get down to 120 in time for your wedding. Keep track of what you eat, and be sure to get exercise every day! It's an easy solution -- sometimes difficult to do, but always worthwhile!

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Hello! Im Jessica, 26, 5'2 and currently 147 pounds. Im on here because i often find that diet and excersize can be very different for us shorties. For someone like me 3 pounds lost can be a noticable difference on my small frame but to someone of average height, not so much.

Im trying to lose weight for my wedding next year emoticon but also just want to get in shape and live a healthier lifestyle.
I would love to get down to 125 or 120, but right now i focusing on the first 5 pounds.
Nice to meet you all! emoticon

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Hi! I'm Jennifer and I'm 4'10"! I'm looking forward to joining this team and having support from people who are just as short as me! I have a daughter who is 5 and is the smallest in her class so just might have Mommy's gene's. I've been married for 13 years to a wonderful husband who is much taller, but that doesn't matter to me. emoticon



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Hi all - I'm 5'3" in the morning when my spine is uncompressed...and even then, I have to stretch pretty hard to meet the 5'3" mark. In my mind, I'm probably more like 5'10", so I still find myself getting surprised when people I know stand close to me and I realize that they are so much taller than me. You'd think I'd be over that since I'm 33. emoticon

I've also found a place where my height is an asset - I'm a coxswain for a rowing team. Mary Whipple, the cox for the women's 8+ boat that won the gold this year is just under 5'4". And I'm actually one of the taller coxes at my club. Horray! Now I just need to get my weight back into a coxswain range and hurry up and graduate so that I have time to actually get out and work with the team.


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Hi Julie! -- I'm 4 inches taller than you, and I usually feel pretty short. I guess the good thing about being as short as you are is you can date all the guys who are too short for the tall gals.
I know it's a hassle to always have to hem your pants, etc. -- but it's just us. We're stuck with it.

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I just wanted to say hi to everyone. My name is Julie and i'm 4'10" so i'm a shorty. I can't wait to get to know everyone. And how to handle being short in an average world supposdly.

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Hi Limdur -- I think the thing about circling your wrist with your hand is if your thumb and little finger overlap you are small boned, touching medium boned, and not touching big boned. It is a bit misleading however because some people have very short chubby finger, some like me have long slim fingers. I go mostly by how tall you are. For example if I weighed 136 and I am 5'2" tall I would just make it into the healthy BMI, so obviously should try to get more in the center of that range. When you find the chart, keep changing your weight until it shows you at a healthy BMI == then you will know your weight range.

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Hi there! Sounds like you’ve done really well so far. I’ve seen two approaches to working out an ideal weight to aim for. There is obviously standard BMI, which will tell you the healthy weight range for your height. I also came across one website that worked out a decent aim, based on what other people of your body shape were aiming towards, which is more encouraging as it shows how our aims and motivations adjust as our body does. For someone who only has 10 pounds to lose, they may as well aim towards the bottom of their healthy weight range, whereas someone who had a lot more weight in the first place will do amazingly well and feel the benefits even if they stop slightly earlier before choosing whether to continue or not.
In terms of frame measurement, there is a trick where you find the boniest part of your wrist where the bones protrude, and then circle round it with your thumb and finger from your other hand (google this cause I can’t remember if it’s index or middle finger). If they significantly overlap, you’re small-boned. If they just touch, you’re medium-boned. If there is a big gap, you’re big-boned.


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Hello, Limdur here. I'm 5'2" and 22 years old (though I keep getting mistaken for a 16 year old). I am hoping to lose about 20 pounds. I'm 155 currently and would like to get to at least 135 or 136. Not quite sure where I should be weight-wise, since I've been overweight for a good portion of my life (puberty is not nice to the women in my family, we just gain and gain and gain like crazy while the men stay like rails until their mid-40's).

I've so far been able to lose 45 pounds since August 2011, but have hit a bit of a weight loss rut. Part of it is probably because I'd been sick for about a month and then traveled a bit, so not many good eating options.

However, I'm planning to get back into my routine of exercising 6-7 days a week and eating healthier. I've been in charge of more meals at home recently, so hopefully I can make them a lot healthier.

(Also, about knowing what weight I need to be, I think I have a medium frame? I used to think that it was a large frame, but I don't think quite so much anymore. Is there a definite way to figure out what sort of frame that one has and what a healthy range in that height is? It has been driving me a bit batty.)

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Hi there!

I am in my twenties and very short (4 foot...and not quite 11 inches!).

I have a very curvy figure - full breasts, big bum.

Up until a couple of years ago I was generally hovered around 8.2 - 8.4 and never tried deliberately to lose weight.
Then, without trying, I lost lots of weight in my final year at Uni. I think it was a combination of eating sensibly most of the time and walking LOTS. I didn't ever weigh myself regularly, so I'm not sure what size I was, but imagine it was around 7 and a half stone and very happy with my body.

After uni I went travelling for a few months in South America, put on LOTS of weight, and then when I returned I started a job which doesn't allow me much time to be healthy (long hours, at a desk, lots of travel abroad and eating out in restaurants) and got even worse. I no longer fit many of my uni clothes.
I weighed myself around a month and a half ago and realised I'd gone up even higher - above 9 stone (a lot for someone of my height), so I've decided to start making an effort to get healthy again.

My plan atm is to eat healthy and try to do an hour's brisk walking a day. I'm a pescatarian (no meat but fish ok). I've been being good for about 4-6 weeks now, and am down to 8.5 as of today :) My rate seems to be losing 1-2 pounds a week. I'm not sure if that will be easy to keep up as I go lower.

I think my first objective is 8.2, with my ultimate one 7.12.

My biggest concern is a. keeping the weight steady in the longrun and b. maintaining if I am sent to work away from home again

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Hi all! I'm Angelina. I'm 4'11 and as of today 107 lbs. my goal was originally 105 but might for for a few more because I still have unwanted fat. I'm glad I found a group of shorties! I'm on some other spark teams and some people on them don't realize how short I am and leave me comments saying I should not be trying to loose weight. But other short gal knows every pound counts on a small frame. Other than that I'm a ok with my height! Right now my goals are to loose a couple more pounds and tone tone TONE!

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Hello my husband help's me alot also, he know's what I am trying to do. What I wanted to say about being 5'3 is it is scary to me to step on a step ladder for anything,because of my weight.. Need to change that.

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Just joined again for the 2nd time. Love the vertically challenged team. Being 5' 1" doesn't give you much margin for error. Losing weight for us can be a slower process because minimum calories are already low. I have my husband on board this time so counting on that extra support.

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Hello I am 5'3 I have a pair of tong's in the kitchen to reach anything on the top shelve. I am looking forward to being a part of this team, emoticon for being here.

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Hi Kristin -- short but sweet, that's us (as a group)! We're just half an inch apart as I am a true 5'2, eyes of blue. lol

I have never minded being short, however I was always tiny all through my adult years, I didn't gain hardly an ounce until I hit 50 -- and due to circumstances began eating all my meals in restaurants. That's a good way to gain weight very rapidly! I went up to a bit higher than you (162) and although I'm losing very slowly, I'm back to 137 now, and aiming for at least 10 more pounds to come off.

Welcome to our Team, and have a happy day!
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Hi fellow short but funsized people( my friends call me FSO or fun sized one)! I'm Kristin, 22 5'1.5 or 5'2 to make it easier haha. Senior in college majoring in Speech Therapy, applying to Graduate Schools for next fall. I was heavy most of my middle school and high school years, got up to 155, then started college and got down to 120. Lowest I have been is 115, but at the moment I am 135 and want to get back to 125 to be comfortable. i'm short but have a stocky build which makes life a little more difficult, plus i'm sure we all know how it is, a five pound weight gain on someone who's 5'6 may not be noticed but on us its obvious, so frustrating! I also have the round face and I'm continually being mistaken for a 14 year old *sigh* Nice to meet all of you!

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Welcome, SDLEE -- and the way you describe yourself I'd say you are already in MUCH, MUCH BETTER SHAPE than most of us. You could almost say you were in maintenance. So, you lucky gal -- all you need to tone up and get a little better definition.

You are a smart gal, and you've caught your problem early on, so you should have no problem with getting to your goal!

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Hello fellow vertically-challenged! I'm 26 and 5'1" my height doesn't bother me that much, yes, I've gotten a lot of comments and it's annoying to use a step stool to reach things in the cabinet (that's where I should keep any food I shouldn't have!) but I'll happily wear both heels and flats. My boyfriend is 5'10" so its not too bad.

What really annoys me is that I'm a young professional, with a graduate degree, trying to advance my career and I'm always mistaken for a college kid/intern. Now it's not all due to height, I know I have a round face and I'm petite in general, but it's definitely a contributing factor, and if I had a dollar for every time someone told me in a few years I'll be thankful for looking so young for my age, I'd be rich!

Anyways, entering college I was around 108/109lbs and at my heaviest (also during college) I was probably around 120-125 (I didn't actually weigh myself as I was afraid to, but I've definitely been in the 118 range). In the years after college I've held steady around 115, but now I'm trying to tone up and lose those few pounds that I do feel make a difference on me, given my height/size. Hoping others out there can relate!

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I'm 43, 5'1.5" and weigh 163 Lbs. Ive been on spark people for a while. A couple of years ago I managed to lose 15 lbs and it felt really good. I was more active and I could do more, running upstairs did not wind me and my knees never hurt. Unfortunately I fell of the band wagon-a factor of being short! I had to keep my calorie intake below 1200 to be able to lose and keep the weight off-and I was hungry all the time because of it. It was very difficult to keep going because of it. And it wasn't any much of a dramatic weight loss either-a pound a week. I think I eventually just gave up and went back to my bad habits.
Now here I am-weight came back and then some. I'm going to try again, but this time up the calorie intake to between 1200-1400 and see how that goes. Even if its only half a pound a week, I need to find something that I can sustain over the long haul. Wish me luck :D

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My name is Lisa (nickname is Kitten due to the fact I REALLY love Hello Kitty). I am in my middle/upper 30's, married for 15yrs to a wonderful supportive man that I met while in the Army. I have two beautiful children, a Daughter, just turned 13 and a Son who is 11. They are my entire world, I don’t have any "outside" friends to speak of and family, well there is big issues there. I have been on Spark for over 5yrs on and off, mostly off the last 3yrs. My first year I went from 180 to 135 (size 20W to 8) and I loved it, felt healthy even though according to the BMI I was still "fat" ...I am only 5ft tall, disadvantages of being short, ugh. Then life happened. I hit rock bottom with depression. By Oct 2008 I did the unthinkable and went back home, which I had promised myself when I left I would NEVER go back. So we left Oklahoma and went to Wisconsin. We ended up living with my parents 11months, however about 8 months into that my mother and I had a falling out, real bad. I started having panic attacks and wasn’t able to sleep, I would go days without being able to go or stay asleep. We moved again in Aug 09, just across town, so it wasn’t much better. We lived in such a small town everyone knew what everyone else was doing. My Dr suggested that I try to go back to work in an attempt to reverse my severe social anxiety and depression. Well it back fired, I found work in Feb 2010 and had to stop by Aug 2010. Things just went from bad to worse. By this time Sept 2010 I reached my heaviest weight EVER, including pregnancy weights, 186. I was on medications for Manic Depression, severe anxiety, CFS, Restless leg syndrome and developed Fibromyalgia. By Feb 2011 I was on disability and would only leave the house when absolutely necessary about once a month or less. March of 2011 I decided I needed a program to keep me on track so I started P90X which I completed in 113 days (normally takes 90 but I had to take it a lot slower due to my body hating me). After I finished in July I for some reason hit rock bottom again and haven't been able to pull myself up since. In Dec my DH's work contract ended and has been without work since. We have moved again, from Wisconsin to Texas, to be closer to his family and get me out of the toxic location(even my DR said I wouldn’t even have a hope of getting better until I moved FAR away). We have been in TX for a little over 2 1/2 months now and I am still in a "funk". I cant seem to get and stay started. It seemed as if every friend I had made in the last 5yrs disappeared and I was doing this alone. I am usually the one everyone turned to when they needed help and now that I FINALLY admit that I need that help returned no one is there. So I deleted my previous account and now am started fresh with EVERYTHING. I need some sort of kick start and I just have to find the right leg to give it to me.

If I get to wordy just let me know to "shut it" cause I can go when I get going. Oh and if I ramble I am sorry now, my brain gets foggy at times and may seem like it makes sense but I go back later and read and sounds awful...lol. Hope I am not scaring anyone from getting to know me and I would love to get to know each of you better .


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Hi.. I'm Carol (Hapinana) 64 years young, 5'3", (whew, just made it). emoticon
I've been here 3 1/2 mo. and lost 23 Lb. as of today. I need to lose quite a bit more, but I'm happy with my progress. emoticon
I live in California and have two sons, daughter-in-laws and my eldest has two children, Olivia 2 1/2 and Elijah 9 mo. My youngest has one son, Jackson 6 mo. I am one "HAPINANA".
Divorced and loving it! Life is good and getting better with SparkPeople!! emoticon

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8/13/12 1:32 A

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Hi Cindi -- welcome to the 5'3" and Under Team. I'm fairly new here myself, and I'm the same height as you, and my long-term goal is the same as yours. Back 100 years ago when I was your age I weighed about 114, and even at 50 years old I was only 124. Soon after that I was in a position where it was necessary to eat ALL my meals in restaurants. Gained 25 pounds without hardly noticing. Then somewhere over the years I think another 10 or 12. I'm back down to 138 now and haven't been that low since 2002, so SP is working.

Being short some of the rules don't seem to apply to us. For example, SP advises me to eat 1200 to 1550 calories per day. In reality if I don't eat only about 1000 or 1100 I can forget about seeing the scale move. It's just how life is for us. Hope you get to your goal!

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8/12/12 8:48 P

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Hi all! I'm 26, 5'-2" and have learned to love my height! What I don't love is how quickly any extra weight makes me too "soft." Officially I have been a part of Sparkpeople for a while, but have just recently rededicated myself to losing pounds and living healthy. I am very excited about finding a group of people who will understand my struggles with weight on a shorter frame!

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8/4/12 8:33 P

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Hi! I'm 4'10". It's so hard for other people to understand what it's like to lose weight or even maintain at my height. It seems like I eat so much less than everyone else. All of my friends and family are average height or above.

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7/17/12 2:29 P

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Hi Everyone! I am 5'1" and about 185 lbs in my early 40s. I was always 118 or less in highschool, 128ish in my early 20s and started putting on weight in my late 20s, early 30s. Around 34 I did weight watchers and lost 45 lbs and felt awesome. Then I met and moved in with my hubby and the weight climbed back on, plus more. Although my original goal was 120, I will be so happy to get back to 130.

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7/17/12 9:35 A

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I'm 27 years old and I am only 4'10, when I was younger i HATED being short. Now I definitely don't mind it. My finance is actually 6'5 so it looks hilarious! Being short and chubby is just not fun though. It looks awful :o( well to me it does. i did a weight loss challenge a while back and lost over 30 lbs in 3 months. I felt horrible inside, people told me I looked sick. But suffering with body issues since i was younger, i thought i looked good. Well, now I know what is healthy and what isnt and im on my way to lose a healthy 24 pounds!! It looks like sparkpeople has helped a lot of people, including my aunt who introduced me to this site so im looking forward to it!

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6/22/12 10:47 A

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Hi Fellow Petites! My name is Eve and I'm 5'2. I can't say that I really mind being short, as it makes me feel more feminine and dainty. Except when I'm painting -- I'd like to be 5'11 then so I could reach a bit higher. lol I'm also very thankful there is such a thing as "petites" when I'm out shopping for clothes. Although I do have a long body, my legs are short, which is not a good thing -- looks-wise. But we have what we have, so you need to accept that. My only daughter has really long legs, so at least she didn't take after me.

I just happened to notice this team today, although I've been on SP for over 4 years. You'd think in 4 years I would have reached my goal -- but no, I'm still working on it. Improvement has been made, but there is still another 15 pounds to go in my estimation.

I am the Leader of 5 different teams. Look at my profile page -- maybe you'd like to join one of them. See you around, and good luck to all of you. By the way, I'm a Senior and glad of it.

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Hi everybody! My name is Brittni. I'm 5'3", 20 years old and I have been overweight for the past 4 years. It was slight at first but now after years of ignoring it, my weight is too out of control to ignore anymore. I lead a very active-less lifestyle, spending most of my time in front of a computer. But now I am looking to change that. To be at my ideal weight I need to lose about 50 pounds, but I would be happy with losing 30. I am hoping that this site can help me reach my goals.

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Hi Everyone - I'm not new to SP but just saw this team. I am 5'0" and still need to get about 25 lbs. off. I used to be 5'1" when I was younger but suddenly I'm 5" even. I'm certain all of you can understand why I'm bummed about that because when you are this short loosing 1" is nothing to sneeze at! In looking at this thread, I can see there is a big age variance and so I'm sure there are many different goal weights based on those age differences - even for people who may be the same height. When I was 28 I weighed 105 lbs. but I would look awful at that low a weight now - I have 2 little grandsons and that's all I'm gonna say emoticon . Regardless of what our goals are, I am very happy to find all of you shorties because we have a particularly tough struggle with weight - we don't get much margin for error. Looking forward to reading your posts and finding out how you are handling these challenges, and maybe sharing some ideas with you all. emoticon

Carol

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Hi, everyone I am so glad to have found this team. Sometimes I really don't like being so short. I have short legs and that makes it so hard to keep up with my husband . My husband is almost 6 feet while I am only 5'2. We have a 21 month old baby girl right now who will probably surpass me in height by the time she is a teenager.

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