Thursday, March 11, 2010

To snore, or not to snore, that is the question...

This is how I imagine myself in bed, sleeping at night. Bliss (actually I sleep on my stomach, but you get the idea).

Apparently, I've forgotten I have a husband, as he's not in the picture... well, no, I actually am such a good sleeper (when I don't have adrenal fatigue) that it really doesn't matter whether he's there or not. (As long as he doesn't steal all the bedding.)

However, all is not well on the other side of the bed. A few weeks ago, hubby revealed that I am a snorer!
Image: Danilo Rizzuti /
We have looked at or tried a few different things, with limited success:
  • Anti-snoring ring. (This goes on your finger, just to confuse you!) This helps reduce the amount of snoring. Unfortunately, due to my distracted brain, I keep misplacing it. Grrrr. According to lots of people I know, it does usually work. (I suspect it doesn't work for sleep apnea.)
  • Sleeping on your side. Well, I haven't actually tried this, because this is supposed to help when you sleep on your back. Sleeping on your stomach apparently is no worse than sleeping on your side. However, now that I think about it, this is similar to the position that CPR teaches you to put unconscious people in, to improve their airway. (I think.)
  • Anti-snoring throat spray. 
And the winner is.... raising the bed head a few inches with bricks under the bed posts. Two nights in a row, hubby has had a great night's sleep. And I haven't snored for more than a minute!


  1. Woohoo! I am pleased you found the solution Hun WTG!!!How are things?

  2. YAY success in the snoring dilemma :-)

  3. I have a feeling you suggested I explore 'adrenal fatigue' syndrome some time ago. I've not had the time to think of myself but am feeling so very tired with palpitations, aches pains, insomnia and have recently discovered I often have low blood glucose levels - so am going to read up on this - belated thanks.

  4. You are very welcome, ladythinker!

  5. I don't know if I snore or not but my sister snores . She stays over to help me with mom 2 or 3 nights a week and man she snores loud . I feel sorry for her husband.
    Good luck with your snoring.
    And thank you for the comment on my blog.You are wonderful for reading all my post. Thank you.

  6. Karen, you are welcome... and I'm perusing your bloglist at the moment... have just found Mandatory Blog Here (Tammy) Love it!

  7. Thanks for the follow and what a cute blog you have!

  8. I love tammy too. I do love all my blogs on my list . I seem to never have time to read them. And I hate that . But going to add yours cause I am enjoying reading it a great deal.