Saturday, June 02, 2012

Who Says Money Can't Buy Happiness?

Well, I think I managed to traumatize my youngest last night.  But it's her fault for peeing in my brand-new bed...my second brand-new bed, actually, since I finally got around to exchanging the too-soft mattress for something that, while more expensive, feels like heaven.  It was worth every penny.

This is how happy I am...
I heart my new mattress.  I do.  And I heart Mattress Discounters, who waived the 15% restocking fee when I informed them that this was the ninth mattress I have bought from them.

Nine.  That's a lot.

Anywhoo, Susie was in our bed last night (so what else is new?), and at some point she got up for a drink of water.  When she lay back down, I reached over to snuggle her and realized her pants were wet.

Have I mentioned how much I LOVE my pristine, never-peed-or-barfed-on new mattress?

Naturally, I screamed.  Poor Susie - she jumped out of the bed and stood there, wet and shaking with shock, while I stripped back the (also expensive) mattress cover and felt around anxiously to see if it had leaked.

So now I heart my new mattress cover, also, because it worked.  Worth every penny...


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10 comments:

  1. LOL - poor things, both of you.

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  2. Hooray for heavenly mattresses. I have a lovely memory foam mattress that I wish I could spend more time on but there is snoring that chases me away every night. Sigh.

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  3. A kid peeing on a brand-new mattress. That is classic.

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  4. There is nothing like feeling that wetness and leaping straight out of bed. I'm so glad the mattress cover did its job.

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    1. If it hadn't, you would have heard the scream way out there in San Diego.

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  5. Hooray for the mattress cover and your quick action!
    I had a kid do that 2 nights in a row, but not in my bed... once in his and once on the new sofa (because the mattress wasn't dry yet)...

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  6. So, I'm curious--what kind of mattress is it? I may be in the market soon.

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  7. way to break in the new mattress.

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  8. Oh lawsie... I'm so glad that cover worked. What a nightmare!

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  9. That sounds hilarious, but a terrifying nightmare for both of you. Susie must have been very guilty that night. Anyway, you just had a new bed. Good thing is that you put on your mattress cover that prevented you from having a watery night, or the leak would be a cause for your bed's deformation and early retirement. Anyway, how are things going? I wish you had enough of this bedwetting experience.

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