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Pillow howto

Filed under: General — Thomas @ 12:14 am

2008-5-9
12:14 am

lazyweb, poll time!

When you sleep, how do you use your pillow ?

  1. the middle part of the back of your head rests on the lower end of your pillow, your neck floats freely, your shoulder blades rest on the bed
  2. the middle part of the back of your head rests on the pillow, your neck rests lightly on the lower end of your pillow, your shoulder blades rest on the bed
  3. the middle part of the back and your shoulder blades rest on the pillow
  4. something else (please specify)

20 Comments »

  1. Definitely #2.

    Comment by Pete Johanson — 2008-5-9 @ 1:07 am

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    Pingback by Pillow howto — 2008-5-9 @ 1:16 am

  3. I like thin pillows; I fold them in half and sleep with the side of my head on top of the part of the pillow where the two ends meet (as opposed to the curved bent middle part).

    Comment by Máirín — 2008-5-9 @ 1:23 am

  4. #2, though I just spend all night turning the pillow over to get the cold side anyway.

    Comment by daniels — 2008-5-9 @ 1:32 am

  5. I have one of those memory foam pillows that has a raised roll on the top and the bottom. I tend to sleep with that roll under my neck, so that my head is resting in the middle of the pillow, and my shoulders are on the bed right up next to the edge of the pillow. This keeps my neck supported and is more comfortable than trying to fold a pillow for this or flipping a down pillow over and over again to get this. I often take the pillow with me when I travel or else I’ll have neck pains and headaches after sleeping.

    Comment by Jesse Keating — 2008-5-9 @ 2:14 am

  6. Another vote for #2.

    Comment by Orv Beach — 2008-5-9 @ 2:19 am

  7. #4 – Side of head on pillow, pillow tucked against my neck. Second pillow between knees. If I want to lie on my back, I usually discard the pillow.

    Comment by Jeff Bailey — 2008-5-9 @ 3:01 am

  8. #1 mostly.

    Comment by Kevin Dupuy — 2008-5-9 @ 3:27 am

  9. often I wrap my arms around a king sized pillow and rest my head on the top end of the pillow while laying side ways.

    Comment by Ray — 2008-5-9 @ 4:42 am

  10. #4: sleeping on the side, one pillow under my head, one above (to stop sound & light); oh, I and change position at least on hundred times during the night.

    Comment by Xav — 2008-5-9 @ 6:17 am

  11. Like comment 3, only reversed (top of the head meeting the fold). This way, my neck and shoulder keep the pillow folded all night. I sleep on my side, so it’s the only way to go.

    Comment by A. Walton — 2008-5-9 @ 6:19 am

  12. #4 – Both arms laid across the pillow, my shoulders around the bottom of the pillow, possibly slightly off the pillow and my head face-down or slightly to the side on top of my hands

    Comment by Chris Lord — 2008-5-9 @ 8:16 am

  13. #1!
    an interesting entry on planet gnome (no irony included) :-P

    Comment by Andre Klapper — 2008-5-9 @ 9:01 am

  14. Same as comment #11

    Comment by Staz — 2008-5-9 @ 9:53 am

  15. #2

    Comment by Richard Hughes — 2008-5-9 @ 10:50 am

  16. Laying on my stomach, with my arms under the lower edge of the pillow, and the side of my head laying on the pillow.

    Comment by Anonymous — 2008-5-9 @ 10:53 am

  17. I don’t use pillows when I sleep. If I do use a small one, it’s folded to support the neck.

    Comment by Marcin Trybus — 2008-5-9 @ 10:56 am

  18. A pillow that fills the void between the bed, my shoulder and my head keeping the spine straight.

    And a second pillow between my knees because it improves my sleep quality :)

    Comment by Dag Wieers — 2008-5-9 @ 9:32 pm

  19. #1, but only because my pillow isn’t fluffy enough.

    Comment by Calum — 2008-5-10 @ 1:21 pm

  20. #4. The left shoulder rests on the mattress, and the left ear rests on the center (approximately) of the pillow. No silly pillows between my knees (the idea!).

    Not everyone sleeps on their back, you know ;-)

    Comment by Wouter Verhelst — 2008-5-12 @ 8:27 am

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