Wednesday, August 08, 2007

WFMW--Getting back my share of the bed

Before you read: insert tongue in cheek and hopefully be amused by post.

I live with a bed hog. I love my husband but he is a toothpick and I am not. Yet I end up with roughly 1/3 of the bed and he has 2/3 of the bed. And when the kids come in the get in on my third of the bed. A couple weeks ago, I found the feather bed that my mom bought me in college. She thought the twin bed in my dorm room was horrible so she decided I needed a feather bed to sleep better. It worked then. It has been folded away in the ceder closet for years and during a recent cleaning spree I found it and decided to try it out. It is twin size and our bed is a queen so I could only put it on half the bed. My half. I am just loving it. I slept so well the first few nights that I didn't immediately notice the side benefits. It provides a natural barrier to encroaching husband. I love to snuggle when I am awake, but when sleeping I want my own space. I don't like to be constricted, restricted, or breath warm air. I have my half of the bed back and right now when it is so hot and just hard to sleep, I am delighting in the space! It is working for me!

Don't worry we are happily married but a girl needs her half of the bed. It's a sleep thing.


Hillary said...

Oh yeah, I don't mind the heat so much- it's the humidity. I've been telling Marc that up until this week it hasn't felt like summer, because it hasn't really been hot yetl.

I grew up in Idaho, where temps in July and August ( and sometimes in Spet.) are in the high 90s and 100s. Last summer when we visited, it hit 113! But there's no humidity there, and so it's HOT, but I can bear it.

Something about the humidity gets me.

Anyway, I posted the video just because it's soooooo true this week! :)


Anonymous said...

I am so with you about needing my bed space! We have a king size and somehow all 3 kids end up coming in at some part of the night and I don't have enough room for my big toe - let alone my body. I just give up and go sleep in one of the unoccupied beds that they have deserted!

Come see my tip too!

Mama Pajama said...

Oh I can relate!! Snuggling is for awake time! LOL....Good post.

Kelley said...

I need my space too, when it's time to sleep! Has your dh caught on to the fact that you've installed a boundary?!

Laane said...

Great tip!!!

Nikki Bonham said...

I totally understand!! The temp here yesterday was 105, so there was NO snuggling going on in my house!!!