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Friday, May 19, 2006

The Incredible Shrinking Bed

I haven't been sleeping well lately. Mike has had a cold for about a week and a half and it sucks. For the first couple of nights, I chose to sleep on the couch so that I wouldn't catch what he had. Our couch sucks. Neat to look at, but it holds no comfortable qualities. After Mike was no longer contagious, I tried to sleep in the bed. This didn't work because the person next to me sounded like they had a chainsaw going. Mike usually doesn't snore unless he's sick and has a stuffed up nose. Not only has it been quite noisy in our room, but each minute I get pushed further and further until I'm performing a balancing act on the edge of the bed. I've laid some pillows on the floor along my side of the bed so should I get that final shove I have a safe fluffy landing. When Mike is really tired from taking his cold medicine, he spreads his body out like he's making a snow angel. We have a queen size bed and Mike is not small. I usually have to pull myself together real snug and tight as if I'm sleeping in a coffin. Then Mike gets real close and starts to breathe heavy at me. I can't stand that especially if he's breathing in my face. I have to quickly whip myself over and tuck the blankets in around me so he's not making condensation form on my shoulder. These are all issues I deal with when Mike is sick. Now, the bad news is that Mike is preparing for his off season weight gain where he will probably put on an additional 15 pounds. 15 more pounds in that bed! Not only that, I've never heard of women getting smaller when they're pregnant. We could end up having an all out war fighting over who is taking up more room (it's always Mike). ; ) The good news? Mike's mom, Rita, is letting us have her King size bed. Hopefully we'll have it by June. That will be fabulous for while we're both growing. However, after I bounce back to my normal size (that's right, I said bounce back) it will probably feel like we're on two different sides of the room with a bed that big. We used to have a double! We thought a queen would be a big jump for us. Little did we know that we would be ballooning up.

Sorry, no clever ending to this one.

4 comments:

Alex said...

Thats good or you should beat him to he punch and spread out first.

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