So last night I slept on the couch. For many people they would think that means that my wife and I are fighting, but in this case, that just isn't so. So let me explain, we have a sleep number bed, I love my sleep number bed, and somehow the air chamber that is on my side of the bed wont hold air any more. I called sleep number and they are sending me a new chamber. Well instead of sleeping on the bed that cannot support my body, I decided to sleep on the couch. My wife was appalled, "Why would you rather sleep on the couch instead of kick one of the kids out of their beds and have them sleep on the couch?"

After the night was over, I now have the reason, I love sleeping on the couch now and then.

It fits me perfectly. Planned that when I bought it. I recommend lying on couches at the furniture store versus sitting on them. Gives you a better idea of how the couch will fit into you lifestyle, and if it is comfortable in the prone position, it will probably be just as comfortable when sitting.

The night stand (coffee table) is in the perfect position. at my arm versus next to my head.

It is an adventure. Kind of felt like I was camping.

I didn't have anyone putting their cold feet on me in the middle of the night, or pushing me when I was snoring, or keeping the light on when I was ready to go to sleep. I was by myself abe to sleep however I felt was necessary.

I love the life that I have, especially my bedroom and my sleep number bed. It is a place that we can relax and any number of other things that come up in the bedroom, but for occasional circumstances, I really don't mind camping out on the couch.

Views: 561

Comment

You need to be a member of Art of Manliness to add comments!

Join Art of Manliness

Comment by Don Davis on January 14, 2010 at 10:58am
When I was a kid an old man that I respected very much once told me that the key to sleepless nights is to change your surroundings. so if you wake up in the middle of the night, and can't go back to sleep, go get on the couch or sit in an easy chair for 5 minutes, and you will be back to sleep in no time. I have not really had many sleepless nights since. and that was over 20 years ago.

If I were to have any serious problems sleeping, I would just turn on the Home and Garden channel. I am sure that would the boredom would set in quickly.
Comment by Eric Ciarkowski on January 14, 2010 at 7:43am
I see the appeal. I could fall asleep from the law and order theme song in about 5 seconds, lol. Duh duh duh duh dunnnnn dun *snore* dinn dinn dinn dinn din din *zzzzzzzzzz*
Comment by Brett McKay on January 13, 2010 at 11:38pm
I actually like sleeping on the couch too. I can't quite explain the appeal. If I'm having trouble sleeping, I'll go sleep on the couch. I guess part of the appeal is the tv in the living room. I like to fall asleep to law and order or CNN.

Latest Activity

Will replied to Pale Horse's discussion Strangers Like Us
"Being prosecuted for refusing to pay for a stranger's abortion or refusing to host a gay wedding -- or otherwise for minding one's own business -- isn't a first world problem.  Prosecuting people for dissent was a second world…"
4 minutes ago
Flavio Bossolan joined Adam Jablecki's group
Thumbnail

South American Gentlemen's Society

Calling all true gentlemen associated with South American life, culture or spirit.
28 minutes ago
Flavio Bossolan joined vwdolly's group
Thumbnail

Vintage Clothing

Do you wear vintage garments? What is your most prized piece of vintage clothing.
30 minutes ago
Flavio Bossolan joined Buffalo Bill's group
Thumbnail

Everyday Carry

A group to discuss those objects we carry every day, and the balance between utility, effectiveness, and sentimentality.
32 minutes ago
Flavio Bossolan joined Conrad Neil's group
Thumbnail

Teddy Roosevelt Appreciators

For those who agree that Teddy Roosevelt was a great, manly man.See More
32 minutes ago
Will replied to Pale Horse's discussion Strangers Like Us
"Shall we try it and find out? (I cannot believe I actually said that.)"
32 minutes ago
Flavio Bossolan joined Maximilian Hermann Reese's group
Thumbnail

Addicted to pomade

A group dealing with hair-pomade. Whether you've got a pomp, waves, or  a classic barbershop-style; You love pomade?- You're welcome.Come and join the discussion on pomade and all things related to pomade! See More
34 minutes ago
Will replied to Pale Horse's discussion Strangers Like Us
"I'm not sure where it is.  I just know who it is:  greatest philosophers in history."
35 minutes ago

© 2014   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service