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Does Anybody Else Have Weird Sleeping Preferences/Positions?

jay.dee

New Member
yes. funny thing is my toes are always pointed in bed. but the one that gets me is, either one arm or both arms straight up above my head, straight like a pole not bent ( i mean armpit to face).
covering my head and body just leaving enough of a peep hole opening to see or breath
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but more covered.

I'd bend wrist\back of hand under chin in about all of my sleep positions. and my toes always pointed down or sever inwards pigeon toe feet pointing down. its so weird.
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but as a kid i had my arms straight out like a zombie while laying on my back.

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or i just randomly do this when laying down

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Magna

Well-Known Member
V.I.P Member
Yes. Mine has always been similar to the fourth one from the left in the series of pictures you posted. The drawing of the woman with a blue camisole or whatever it is on. Stomach sleeper with my right leg bent like that and my left leg straight. Sometimes I'll alternate and have my left leg bend and my right straight.

The older I get though, the worse I feel from that position and wish I could change it. No matter how hard I've tried I just can not fall asleep on my back. I hate the feeling.
 

jay.dee

New Member
Yes. Mine has always been similar to the fourth one from the left in the series of pictures you posted. The drawing of the woman with a blue camisole or whatever it is on. Stomach sleeper with my right leg bent like that and my left leg straight. Sometimes I'll alternate and have my left leg bend and my right straight.

The older I get though, the worse I feel from that position and wish I could change it. No matter how hard I've tried I just can not fall asleep on my back. I hate the feeling.
it is hard and rear to sleep on my back, but when i do its never for my fist position going to bed. i usually use it short term to help my shoulder\back pain or to help prepare myself for repositioning.
 

Outdated

I'm from the other end of the spectrum.
V.I.P Member
I can sleep in almost any position if I have to. I nearly always fall asleep on airplanes, seat upright and seatbelt on.

Where I have a choice it's lying on my right hand side in a relaxed fetal position, hands up under my chin and legs bent.
 

Slime_Punk

Contaminating the hive mind
V.I.P Member
I sleep on my back only. It started out as a phobia when I was younger and now it's just the most comfortable to me
 

Magna

Well-Known Member
V.I.P Member
I sleep on my back only. It started out as a phobia when I was younger and now it's just the most comfortable to me
It's interesting that you mention sleeping on your back started as a phobia. Sleeping on my stomach actually started as a phobia for me. I had frequent nightmares when I was a child and falling asleep on my back made me feel exposed and vulnerable. I worried that a monster or a bad person could come into my room and cut my throat while I was sleeping. I felt more protected laying on my stomach for that reason.
 

Progster

Grown sideways to the sun
V.I.P Member
The one unusual thing I do is sleep without a pillow. A pillow makes me really uncomfortable, unless it's a really thin one. I almost never sleep on my back.
 

Darkkin

Lioness of Spoons
V.I.P Member
I always sleep curled up on my left side...otherwise I won't sleep. According to my mom, I've slept in this particular position even as a baby.
 

Rodafina

Hopefully Human
V.I.P Member
What is this thing called sleeping that everyone seems to do? Jealous.

Envy is an ugly thing.

I do try, but usually catch a nap in my recliner looking like this guy…
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