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I need a new bed (I promise being autistic ties into this I just don't know a good title)

Discussion in 'Help and Support' started by PastelPetals, May 31, 2021.

  1. PastelPetals

    PastelPetals Well-Known Member

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    I need a new bed frame. Since 2017 I have had a privacy pop. It is like a tent that encloses you in and it makes me feel better going to sleep. However over time it has started to collapse to the point that I am waking up with my bed collapsed on top of me and it's stressing me out. I can't seem to finding a more sturdy bed that does the same thing...except if it's it's medical equipment that I would need to pay thousands of dollars or apply for. Why are there not more enclosed beds that don't collapse/ can deal with my tossing and turning.

    Any ideas?
     
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    tree Blue/Green Staff Member V.I.P Member

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    A thing like this?
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    This is less than two hundred dollars.
     
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    PastelPetals Well-Known Member

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    Fino Alex V.I.P Member

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    Why not replace what you have with the same thing?
     
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    PastelPetals Well-Known Member

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    I considered that but this was an issue I have had since I got it. It has just gotten worse recently.
     
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    Thinx Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Could you or anyone you know adapt or make a four poster style bed? Like, 4 sturdy posts, 1 on each corner, then a canopy and curtains or draped? It could probably be done as a separate frame too. Probably just need someone handy, to help create this.
     
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    Yeshuasdaughter Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    You could even hang curtains or sheets from the ceiling around your bed.
     
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    I can see how this feels secure. But, I just have a regular bed and use a couple of soft plush blankets,
    pillows and plush toys around me. It feels pretty nice and snug.
     
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    PastelPetals Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I just like small enclosed spaces. My mom suggested I get a daybed as they often have three sides closed off. Currently my mattress is inside the tent but on the floor so she wants to be off the floor and maybe that will help my back too. But i have slept on the floor with a mattress for 7 years so that's a big change. I have resisted getting a bed frame but now I think I must. I will figure it out.
     
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    SusanLR Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Daybeds aren't usually very high off the floor.
    They are nice and patially enclosed. Could be a durable alternative.
    Good luck.
     
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