Waist circumference, or oh my goshens, why am I so short?

Was listening to the John Tesh radio show last night - he was talking about waist circumferences and the risks of having a big 'un. His final comment was "And remember, your waist circumference should NEVER be more than half your height!" This is so unfair. I am a charmingly sweet 4'11" tall. 60 inches…