Perhaps I should have said........reptiles grow as long as they live.<quoted text>
I bet you are no longer growing. I bet you are now shorter, and are turning into skin and bones.
I was riding with my girlfriend one night and watched her turn into a motel.
Apparently, some types of prehistoric dinosaurs turned into some types of birds.
"No common sense at all"? In your case, I must agree.
Watch out.....you may grow to be 20 feet tall.:)