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Offline Mrs. Gooch

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« on: May 13, 2015, 08:33:03 AM »
How long is it supposed to take to get used to a new mattress? My back rough ridin' hurts.


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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2015, 09:09:04 AM »
How long is it supposed to take to get used to a new mattress? My back rough ridin' hurts.

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depends on how much you're breaking it in   :fatty:


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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2015, 09:11:52 AM »
I made the switch to a high density memory foam mattress last fall. It's been the best 6 months of sleep in my life.

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2015, 09:13:18 AM »
I made the switch to a high density memory foam mattress last fall. It's been the best 6 months of sleep in my life.

But was the first week the best week of sleep in your life or the worst?

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2015, 09:15:05 AM »
I made the switch to a high density memory foam mattress last fall. It's been the best 6 months of sleep in my life.

But was the first week the best week of sleep in your life or the worst?
It may have taken a night or two to get situated, but definitely not a full week.

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2015, 09:19:00 AM »
It's been 4 nights so far...but I also got a new pillow 2 nights ago and I think it is too thick. Last night was the worst night so far. It is not getting better.

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2015, 09:41:36 AM »
memory foam mattresses take a while to break in. seriously jump around on it like a kid in a hotel room for a while

also, they absorb your body heat and get softer over time. if you leave for a few weeks when you come back it will be brick hard again

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2015, 09:44:31 AM »
memory foam mattresses take a while to break in. seriously jump around on it like a kid in a hotel room for a while

also, they absorb your body heat and get softer over time. if you leave for a few weeks when you come back it will be brick hard again

The one we got is a hybrid...like memory foam with some springs in it....or something like that.

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #8 on: May 13, 2015, 09:48:35 AM »
i think it takes your body a few weeks to ditch its preconceptions and adapt. also it is possible you just dont like this mattress.

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2015, 09:52:56 AM »
i think it takes your body a few weeks to ditch its preconceptions and adapt. also it is possible you just dont like this mattress.

Bad news is that Gooch loves it.

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2015, 09:54:10 AM »
i think it takes your body a few weeks to ditch its preconceptions and adapt. also it is possible you just dont like this mattress.

Bad news is that Gooch loves it.

Go with separate beds. 

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #11 on: May 13, 2015, 09:55:32 AM »
i think it takes your body a few weeks to ditch its preconceptions and adapt. also it is possible you just dont like this mattress.

Bad news is that Gooch loves it.

Go with separate beds.

Probably should just go with separate bedrooms. I can barely sleep due to his snoring sometimes anyway.

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #12 on: May 13, 2015, 09:57:55 AM »
Did you just start this thread to bitch about Gooch's snoring? If so, well done.
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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2015, 10:05:25 AM »
Making fun of memory foam mattresses for being way too hot is a thinly veiled method to troll steve dave out of seclusion.  It won't work

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2015, 10:28:53 AM »
We got a Tempurpedic Cloud about three years ago.  At first, my lower back started to hurt, but that's because our old mattress had zero support.  Over time, it worked itself out.

Now, I love that thing.  My wife is weird about it, and she says she prefers one with springs, but it's the most comfortable bed ever.

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2015, 11:23:29 AM »
Same.  Cloud delux.  It is fantastic.   Have had it for several yrs and it is amazing.  I did start having some neck issues a while back and started sleeping without a pillow at all, and boom...great sleep, no neck issue.  The cloud contours well enough that I don't need a pillow. 

Side note:  I bought my wife a new memory foam pillow about 6 months ago.  The sales guy was trying to get me to upgrade to the new version of the Cloud.  During which, he told me I could sell my tempurpedic on Craigs list for at least 1k-2k.  I called bullshit and he said that he has customers tell him they sell mattresses that are just short of a decade old for that on there.   :surprised:

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2015, 11:27:54 AM »
What kind of weirdo is buying a used mattress on Craigslist? That is the grossest thing ever.

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« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2015, 11:29:26 AM »
What kind of weirdo is buying a used mattress on Craigslist? That is the grossest thing ever.

Especially a ten year old mattress and especially for a thousand bucks.

I mean if you need to buy a mattress from Craigslist then you are probably too poor to pay more than $50 for it.

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #18 on: May 13, 2015, 11:31:21 AM »
How do you guys decide? I've been wanting to get a new mattress for some time. I don't think I can really make a definitive decision by laying on a floor model for a minute in a store.  :dunno:

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #19 on: May 13, 2015, 11:32:20 AM »
How do you guys decide? I've been wanting to get a new mattress for some time. I don't think I can really make a definitive decision by laying on a floor model for a minute in a store.  :dunno:

Ask them if you can stay the night.

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #20 on: May 13, 2015, 11:33:25 AM »
How do you guys decide? I've been wanting to get a new mattress for some time. I don't think I can really make a definitive decision by laying on a floor model for a minute in a store.  :dunno:

Ask them if you can stay the night.

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #21 on: May 13, 2015, 11:34:43 AM »
What kind of weirdo is buying a used mattress on Craigslist? That is the grossest thing ever.

Especially a ten year old mattress and especially for a thousand bucks.

I mean if you need to buy a mattress from Craigslist then you are probably too poor to pay more than $50 for it.

I think our Tempurpedic was about $4k when we bought it.  They aren't cheap.  They come with a 25 year warranty, and the only way you get that warranty is if you use some sort of special mattress cover.

It's my understanding that memory foam beds, at least Tempurpedic, are immune to a lot of things like bed bugs and stuff like that.  So, as long as it's wrapped in the mattress cover, you're probably fine.

Besides, memory foam beds get really comfortable between 3-5 years.  That's my experience.  I mean, mine is quite possibly the most comfortable anything I've ever come across.

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #22 on: May 13, 2015, 11:35:46 AM »
What kind of weirdo is buying a used mattress on Craigslist? That is the grossest thing ever.

Especially a ten year old mattress and especially for a thousand bucks.

I mean if you need to buy a mattress from Craigslist then you are probably too poor to pay more than $50 for it.

My point wasn't that I could buy one.  It was that when you get sick of yours, sell it on craigs list and go buy the new model. 

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #23 on: May 13, 2015, 11:36:31 AM »
Also, if you're really wanting to get weird about it, if you want to check out a Sleep Number, go stay at any Radisson for a night.  Every one I've ever been to has one.

I now avoid all Radisson hotels if humanly possible because I absolutely detest Sleep Number beds.

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Re: New Mattress
« Reply #24 on: May 13, 2015, 11:38:09 AM »
What kind of weirdo is buying a used mattress on Craigslist? That is the grossest thing ever.

Especially a ten year old mattress and especially for a thousand bucks.

I mean if you need to buy a mattress from Craigslist then you are probably too poor to pay more than $50 for it.

My point wasn't that I could buy one.  It was that when you get sick of yours, sell it on craigs list and go buy the new model.

Yeah, we are not saying that YOU are the weirdo.