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How I Got My Sleep Back

How I Got My Sleep Back

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I remember my sister saying one thing specifically before I had my first child. Her words were, “you will never sleep again!”

How many of you parents out there feel that is true?

The first few days, weeks, months and years after having a baby are tough, but after a certain amount of time (albeit 3 years), you do sleep again. But it’s never the same. Especially if you throw another kid into the mix!

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 I’m lucky that both of my kids were/are great sleepers. For the most part.

My youngest still has a tendency to wake up at least a couple of times a week and head over to my room. Either to sleep in my bed, or get me into his. Still have no clue what wakes him, but regardless, it happens.

Not only that, but I am a very light sleeper. The sound of a footstep will wake me up. Call it mother’s instinct, I don’t know, but I hear EVERYTHING.

So, needless to say, while I’ve gotten back my long stretches of sleep now that my kids are older, I still can’t sleep through the night.

I tried a few things to see if I could sleep better including a new mattress and some pillow changes. But nothing seemed to help. I would still wake up at random hours of the night/morning for no apparent reason.

And then I heard about a pillow that my sister uses. A water pillow. A WATER PILLOW?? I had to try it. Apparently it was beyond comfortable and helped improve her sleep. And that’s when I learned about Mediflow…

The Floating Comfort Pillow by Mediflow, is the only pillow clinically proven to improve the quality of sleep, for consideration.

The Floating Comfort Pillow features an exclusive waterbase technology that provides responsive support by adapting to the shape of your head and neck as you move during sleep. No matter which way you lay, your head and neck remain in proper alignment, creating a totally different kind of sleeping experience. It’s the gift of a good night’s sleep!

Some info:

  • It’s the only pillow clinically proven to improve the quality of sleep, as noted by a peer-reviewed study conducted at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Benefits include deeper sleep (no more waking up to fluff your pillow!) and a reduction in neck pain
  • It’s customizable. Choose your preferred filling (fiber, foam and feather) and level of comfort – just fill the pillow with tap water until you reach your desired amount of firmness
  • Invented in Canada and ranked #1 selling pillow in six countries (USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France and China)

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It sounded and appeared strange to me at first; I mean I have to fill up my own pillow? But it is amazing! I can fill it up as much or as little as I want depending on the firmness I need (the tools to fill are all provided). And let me just tell you what a difference it has made in my life. Literally, I sleep SO much better than I did before I started using it.

The only negatives (and they aren’t negative really) is that the pillow is heavy when its full and you can hear some sloshing of water depending on your movements. But it doesn’t bother me when I sleep. I swear to you, it is life changing!! I really don’t think I could go back to a ‘normal’ pillow!

The Floating Comfort Pillow by Mediflow MSRP is only $49.99. For more information, visit www.mediflow.com.

Of course everyone has their own likes when it comes to the comfort and firmness of their pillow, and this may not necessarily be right for everyone. But I loved it. My husband is a bit jealous too 😉

Who else needs a good night’s sleep? I ask because our friends at Mediflow want to give one lucky reader a Floating Comfort Pillow of their own!

All you have to do is enter the giveaway below.

(Giveaway open to residents of Canada (excl. Quebec) and the US)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Good luck and good night!!

xo

D

Disclosure : This post is in partnership with Mediflow but, as always, opinions are my own…

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107 Comments

  • joy February 23, 2018

    my pillow is so old; it is hard and uncomfortable. I have a hard time sleeping, a new pillow may help !!

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      It absolutely will!

  • Tara Betterley February 23, 2018

    My hubby would love a new pillow – he is constantly buying expense pillows and after a month or so, they are no longer comfortable..

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      Then he needs this forsure!

  • Rosanne Robinson February 23, 2018

    I need a new pillow because the one I’ve got isn’t supporting my neck properly anymore. It was really supportive and comfortable when it was new, but it needs to be replaced and the store I purchased it from doesn’t carry them anymore.

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      That’s why water pillows are so good!!

  • Cheryl H February 23, 2018

    I need a new pillow because i need some good quality sleep!

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      Amen to that!!

  • Amy Heffernan February 23, 2018

    My pillow is super old and not very supportive. This would be great to get some relief. Thanks!

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      Yes!

  • kathy downey February 23, 2018

    I need a new pillow,a good new pillow the one I recently bought was not very good,I really need a goodnight’s sleep!

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      A water pillow is definitely in order!

  • Lynda Cook February 23, 2018

    I can’t even remember when I bought new pillows, and I struggle nightly with sleeping on my pillows, would find a great one that will not cause neck and shoulder pain

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      This type would certainly help that!

  • Michelle W February 23, 2018

    My pillow is old and flat! Really need to go shopping for (or win 😉) a new one!

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      Haha good luck!!

  • Pam February 23, 2018

    I Could barely get out of bed today. I would love this

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      Oh no! Good luck!

  • joanne darrell February 23, 2018

    I need a new pillow so I can get a god night of sleep.

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      Good luck!!

  • Jenny Major February 23, 2018

    my pillow is getting old and flat!

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      You won’t have that problem with a water pillow!!

  • Jonnie February 23, 2018

    I need a new pillow because I am starting to notice my neck feels kinked many mornings. I’m thinking my pillow has become too flat.

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      Probably. Happened with mine too before I switched!

  • wendy hutton February 23, 2018

    my current pillow is a shredded foam pillow and must be about 15 yrs old, its lumpy and flat

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      15 years! Time for new!!

  • Kim Tanti February 23, 2018

    I am like the princess and the pea. I am not a good sleeper but am having a hard time trying to find a pillow that is comfy

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      Hahaha well this might do the trick!

  • Calvin February 23, 2018

    Gosh my pillow is like over 12 years old. I haven’t changed any of my pillows except for one many years ago

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      It’s time!! 🙂

  • Tara K February 23, 2018

    I also don’t sleep through the night 🙁

    I can’t remember the last time I had a good night’s sleep. I would love to try this!

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 23, 2018

      You need it!

  • Josh S February 23, 2018

    My pillow is in rough shape and I could use an upgrade!

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 24, 2018

      Good luck!!

  • Lisa bolduc February 23, 2018

    I have 2 young kods and need to cherish all the little sleep I can get

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 24, 2018

      Amen to that!!

  • nicky February 24, 2018

    I need a new pillow because the one I have has gotten too flat and it hurts my neck!

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 24, 2018

      Then yes you sure do need a new one!!

  • Erin N February 24, 2018

    I can’t remember the last time I got new pillows! This would be amazing to win. thank you!

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 24, 2018

      If you can’t remember then it’s time! 😉

  • Kathleen Roffey February 24, 2018

    It’s been ages since I bought a new pillow, this would be great to win

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 24, 2018

      It’s worth the wait!!

  • Leanne February 24, 2018

    Have trouble sleeping. . Would love to try this pillow .

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 24, 2018

      Good luck!

  • Heather Swanson February 24, 2018

    I need a new pillow I am in pain with foot & knee problems

  • Natalie February 24, 2018

    I need a new pillow because mine is getting worn out and is several years old.

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 24, 2018

      I wonder how long pillows actually last!

  • Karley Moore February 24, 2018

    I would love to find a new pillow! I always have trouble sleeping. Thanks for the giveaway!

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 24, 2018

      You’re welcome! Good lickN

      • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 24, 2018

        Oops. Good luck!

  • Shelley Butcher February 24, 2018

    I haven’t replaced my pillow in a few years, so this is a great time to win one!

  • Donna L February 24, 2018

    I need a new comfy pillow. The pillows I have now are flat and lumpy.

  • Margaret H February 24, 2018

    I have a bad neck and think anew pillow might help and this one looks good

  • Jeremy McLaughlin February 24, 2018

    Could really use a new pillow to get a better nights sleep.

  • Barb Derick February 24, 2018

    Oh to get rid of neck aches, sore back because bad pillow give me a great pillow

  • AD February 24, 2018

    I carry a lot of my daily life stress (work and personal) in my upper back, shoulders and neck; I also sleep on my side a lot which means I need a pillow with flexibility, but also support. I suffer through pain and my current pillow is horrible (it sucks), I have yet to find a pillow that works… So I would love to try this one. Thanks!

  • Susanne C February 24, 2018

    I have rheumatoid arthritis in my neck and shoulders and it’s getting worse; don’t sleep well at all.

  • Darcy Koch February 24, 2018

    I swear my pillow is 15 years old. I am so used to it. I do believe a pillow like this would really help with my Fibromyalgia pain.

  • Monique L.S. February 24, 2018

    I have been hunting for a suitable pillow for years. I think finding the right one will help me have a more restful sleep.

  • DebP February 24, 2018

    I need a new pillow because my old ones just feel like they’re deteriorating.

  • Kimberly February 24, 2018

    I’m constantly waking up to fluff my pillow or flip it over at night. I would love to try this one!

  • Marlene V February 24, 2018

    My neck is so sore every morning – it’s time for new pillows!

  • Robyn Bellefleur February 24, 2018

    My current pillow is pretty old and has lost it’s firmness.

  • Sarah Leboeuf February 24, 2018

    I need a new pillow because my kids steal all mine

  • Wendy R. February 25, 2018

    Oh, if you saw a picture of our pillows, you would agree that we need new ones! haha

  • Becky Sell February 25, 2018

    My current pillows are to old and stained, to get worn out and lost it’s firmness and softness

  • Carol G February 25, 2018

    I have some sleeping issues. Maybe this pillow will help out.

  • Sheila K. February 25, 2018

    The pillow I use now is old and flat—time for a new one!

  • Sandi Tymchuk February 25, 2018

    My husband and I need to replace our worn-out pillows (and mattress).

  • Louanne Baelde February 25, 2018

    I need this pillow because I have deteriorating discs and severe arthritis in my spine. This would be heavenly! Thanks so much for sharing!

  • Carole D February 25, 2018

    I need a new pillow because mine is getting old and I have arthritis! I would love this comfy pillow!

  • Karin Dollery February 25, 2018

    I have tried many different pillows and dont have the greatest luck. I have not used a Floating Comfort Pillow but it sounds comfy.

  • Kami Sundstrom February 25, 2018

    I need this because my current pillow is a Paw Patrol body pillow and I am forced to share it with a bed hog 4 year old and a needy 7 month old Maltipoo 💖

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 25, 2018

      Hahahaha good luck!!

  • Stephanie February 25, 2018

    My current pillow is very flat and not very comfortable to sleep on anymore.

  • Alexandra Y February 25, 2018

    My pillows are so old and flat, I wake up with a sore neck.

  • Sandra S February 25, 2018

    My pillow is too flat, and not comfortable anymore

  • HEIDI C. February 26, 2018

    I have a rough time getting comfortable for sleeping so I would love to try this pillow.

  • Juliee Fitze February 26, 2018

    Been trying to find a pillow that fits good with my neck.

  • Judy hunting February 26, 2018

    I have been having neck and shoulder problems lately. I was told I needed a new pillow

  • Julie Bickham February 26, 2018

    I keep waking up with a sore neck. I think it’s time for a new pillow.

  • leana February 26, 2018

    I need a new pillow because I have a constant kink in my neck!

  • Andrea February 26, 2018

    I need a new pillow because mine is so flat and I can no longer sleep on it!

  • Darlene Carbajal February 26, 2018

    My pillows are too flat.

  • Rebecca Roberts February 27, 2018

    I badly need a new pillow, just a few days ago I woke up with the stiffest neck and have not been able to sleep properly since…my pillow is warped!

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 28, 2018

      Oh no!

  • Dave Gibb February 27, 2018

    I need a new pillow for my wife because she needs a good quality sleep and at the moment she keeps waking up to adjust her pillow.

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 28, 2018

      She definitely need it!

  • Morgan Stewart February 27, 2018

    My mom needs a new pillow since she has been waking up with a sore neck and hasn’t been getting good sleep, I think this pillow would be perfect!

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 28, 2018

      It would!

  • Darcy L Koch February 27, 2018

    I am in need of a new pillow. I recently got a new mattress which allows me to sleep better and now I need a new pillow.

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 28, 2018

      Absolutely!

  • Allison Frederick February 27, 2018

    I need a new pillow because mine is old and yellowing. YUCK. However, if I were to win this particular pillow, I think my hubby would use it. He is a very light sleeper and I think this would be PERFECT for him

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov February 28, 2018

      Very nice of you!

  • golden storm February 28, 2018

    i need a new pillow because i wake wake up with daily headaches and neck pain

  • Soozle March 1, 2018

    I could use a new pillow as mine are at least 5 years old 😡

  • Jeannie Lam March 1, 2018

    I need a new pillow because my pillows are all flat and I have to stack them.

  • Lushka Smith March 1, 2018

    I need a new pillow as mine is getting a bit lumpy.

  • Judy Cowan March 1, 2018

    I could use a new pillow because mine has gone flat and offers very little support anymore.

  • Angie S March 1, 2018

    I don’t know how and when it happens exactly, but we’re all to that point where our pillows are flat and we’re stacking them or folding them in half, just to get a little extra something out of them.

    • Debbie Akerman-Davidov March 1, 2018

      Oh dear…

  • Brandon Sparks March 1, 2018

    Because the pillow I have now is old and lumpy. With a new one like this I would finally be able to get a great night sleep.

  • em March 1, 2018

    i can’t find a good pillow. every pillow i get ends up getting replaced every 2 months

  • Tammy iler March 1, 2018

    Because mine is so flat

  • Kristy March 1, 2018

    With 3 kids, 2 cats and a hubby that gets up really early, my sleep is often disrupted several times a night. A good pillow is key to getting back to sleep.

  • donna porter March 1, 2018

    I need a good pillow so I do not wake up with my neck hurting.

  • Lindsay A. March 1, 2018

    I have a history of neck problems & it’s been hard finding that “just right” pillow that isn’t too soft or too hard! This pillow looks absolutely amazing!

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