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Weighted blankets

Discussion in 'Sleep & Nightmares' started by BoN-bOn, Feb 5, 2018.

  1. BoN-bOn

    BoN-bOn Well-Known Member

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    I ended up ordering one & I love it! Could be the change in medication also that is helping my sleep lately, but here is what I think about the blanket so far.
    I’ve always been somewhat obsessed with blankets over the years...there is a soft blanket or 2, or 3 in every area of my home. There is a sense of safety related to “covering up” for me, as there were so many times I remember feeling like I just wanted to cover myself up & felt so exposed. The weighted blanket feels heavier than I thought it would be, but it feels SAFE, not like being held down & I can still move freely. It isn’t too hot either. It really is like a gentle hug & I have been falling right to sleep (usually even with sleep meds my body refuses to relax & falling asleep can sometimes take hours).
     
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  3. Scarlet13

    Scarlet13 Well-Known Member

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    What kind did you order?
     
  4. BoN-bOn

    BoN-bOn Well-Known Member

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    Hypnoser?
     
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  5. RandyMac

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    My wife knits, she made me a couple very dense throws, they are fairly large and heavy, I do sleep better with them.
     
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    I was suggested to get one also and have not got enough info to decide. My physical energy is low so washing the blanket will be a real challenge. Plus all the night sweats from nightmares would make it smelly real quick.

    My current blanket gets weighty when i pee then i wake up cold.... neurogenic bladder.

    Weighted blanket shipping fee must cost alot.
     
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  7. shatter eyes

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    Just checked Hypnoser and other models... Product does not ship to Canada.
     
  8. BoN-bOn

    BoN-bOn Well-Known Member

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    @shatter eyes i just put mine on top of my usual blanket so it shouldn’t need to be washed very often I don’t think. With Amazon Prime the shipping was free.
     
  9. Scarlet13

    Scarlet13 Well-Known Member

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    How did you figure out which weight to choose?
     
  10. BoN-bOn

    BoN-bOn Well-Known Member

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    It’s supposed to be 10% of your body weight. I got 15 lbs
     
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  11. Scarlet13

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    Does it get hot?
    Sorry if that was already asked.
    I think I will get one in a couple of days.
    Is it helping with sleep?
     
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  12. BoN-bOn

    BoN-bOn Well-Known Member

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    No problem @Scarlet13 , It is helping so much with sleep & relaxation. It hasn’t been hot at all & I don’t like to be hot when I’m sleeping.
     
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  13. Scarlet13

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    So I think I am going to get one too.
    I think I am going to get this one. The reviews were good, accept for the one who said the pellets were falling out.
     
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