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I Sleep On My Stomach

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    Freefalling - I sleep on my stomach, in the "freefall position". This is the most relaxing manner for me. A recent study claims that sleep position gives a clue to...
    SWATgirl SWATgirl 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 29, 2007

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    I Even Overpaid For a Pillow F... - I even overpaid for a pillow from the chiropractor to help me not sleep on my stomach. It's now a couch pillow, and I'm back to sleeping...
    racin4065 racin4065 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2008

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    Preferred Sleeping. - Seems like I've always slept on my face...er, stomach. I find I'm most comfortable that way. The only time I ever had difficulty with it was when I was...
    AmericanLeanings AmericanLeanings 31-35, F Aug 28, 2011

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    I Want To... - I've been working on it. Sleeping on my stomach is a lot more comfortable for me, but every night I've fallen asleep on my stomach, I wake up on my back! :3
    UlricWindfury UlricWindfury 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 16, 2009

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    Old Habits? - I've heard somewhere that the way you slept most frequently as a baby is the way you sleep into adulthood. I'm not sure if this is true, but I asked my mom how she...
    BreeBree2713 BreeBree2713 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2011

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    Best Way - I've always slept on my stomach since I can remember...I don't like to sleep on my sides or on my back just not comfortable for some reason. Love it :P
    ForeversNever ForeversNever 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 10, 2008

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    i have to learn another way - I've been sleeping on my stomach since I was a little girl. I guess it was a self defense mechanism at the time as I realized that my father's brother...
    jojewel jojewel 56-60, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2009

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    Like a Baby... - I love to sleep on my stomach, it's the only way now. I've never slept on my back and used to only be able to sleep on my side. Until my friend introduced me to...
    SammyCymru SammyCymru 22-25, F Mar 27, 2009

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    This Is How I Sleep - I can not sleep untill I am on my stomach..i love it
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 5, 2011

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    Stomach Or My Side - I sleep on my stomach or my side. I never sleep on my back. I toss and turn so much at night I never know how I sleep until I wake up.
    shadow1013 shadow1013 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 20, 2010

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    It's soo comfortable! I cant sleep on my side nor my back because I'll get sleep paralysis... Not a cupcake & glitter feeling at all . Lol
    EbbsBreaux EbbsBreaux 16-17, F Mar 11

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    JD Teases Me But....yep - Always have...cant seem to sleep well in any other position.  I love to cuddle at night...but when I'm ready to sleep just have to roll onto my tummy...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2007

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    On My Tummy - I thinks it's comfortable. I tried sleeping on my side and back but that doesn't cut it. My sister sleeps on her back and says it is comfy I just don't see it.
    AwesomeAngel AwesomeAngel 22-25, F 1 Response May 30, 2012

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    Tummy Sleeper Since Birth - I wouldn't say I sleep on my tummy 100% of the time(I do move in my sleep) I usually fall asleep either on my tummy or partially on tummy kinda side but...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F Feb 10, 2008

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    It's A Habit - I always hug my pillow as well. It just gets lonely when you don't have anyone to cuddle.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 14, 2010

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    I Snore - I have always slept on my stomach, as long as I can remember. If I sleep on my back it makes me snore. I learned that when I had some injuries on my torso from a car...
    instertnamehere instertnamehere 26-30, M Jan 22, 2008

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    Stomach Sleeper Facing Left. - I don't always sleep on my stomach but when I do it feels comfortable, it's hard to explain but i feel like I can dream, that when I wake up I'm...
    InspRedwood InspRedwood 18-21, M Feb 23, 2008

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    I Sleep On My Stomach With Feet Off the Bed - every night i sleep on my stomach with my feet hanging off the bed and hugging my pillow.I can not sleep any other way.I have tried...
    wildjeep wildjeep 31-35, F Jan 25, 2008

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    Often... - I sleep on my stomach really often,it feels so good after a tiredsome day...
    PhedoRuka PhedoRuka 16-17, F 26 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    Not all of the time, but at least three times a night I will roll over onto my belly, have one hand under holding under the navel, with one leg slight drawn up. I find it so...
    Wheetie Wheetie 51-55, M Mar 14

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    Can't Sleep On My Back - I wake up with puffy eyes and sheet marks on my face, but I just can't sleep on my back. Side sleeping is ok, but I love sleeping on my stomach. With my...
    ladyloves ladyloves 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2008

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    I Actually Try Not To... - This position is killer on my lower back, which I have problems with anyway, but sometimes this is the only way I can fall asleep. I don't know what it...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita 31-35, F Nov 14, 2010

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    Comfy - For as long as I can remember, sleeping on my stomach has been the only way I can get a really good nights sleep. I don't know why.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Oct 4, 2010

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    My Eyebrow Is Wonky - Because i sleep on my tummy my head is always on its side ... the left side. So my eyebrow is wonky ... i go to sleep on my back and wake up YUP on my tummy...
    Sprite Sprite 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2008

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    I Dont Know Why But I Like to Sleep On My Stomach - its always been the way i have sleeped i think the one reason i sleep on my stomach is so when the light comes in the morning i...
    reesethebeast reesethebeast 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 30, 2009

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    So Much Comfortable - I always sleep on my stomach. Its not a new habit. I am sleeping like this form childhood. My mom always says me to change this habit as it not good to sleep...
    Somexyz Somexyz 22-25 1 Response Jul 25, 2008

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    Always Have - I have always slept on my stomach since I was a baby.  I try to sleep on my back or my side but I just end up rolling over so that I can fall asleep.  I am...
    Valentine Valentine 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2007

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    Best Way To Sleep. - When i go to bed i sleep on my stomach. My favorite position to lay on. I lay on my sides and back but i prefer to lay on my tummy the most ^_^
    MissSpookiness MissSpookiness 26-30, F Apr 29, 2012

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    Comfy - I fall asleep on my tummy but I know I never wake up like that.. I think I turn at least three times a night haha...I can never be too still
    NiRiada NiRiada 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2008

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    Adopted - I think I started out sleeping on my side and adopted the habit of sleeping on my stomach from my father. Don't ask me how that happened but it has worked out great and I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 17, 2009

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    Safety First.. - Sadly sleeping on my stomach is not a choice for me. I can sort of half sleep on my side, but I sleep better on my stomach. Going to sleep on my back just makes me...
    OnMyTippeeToes OnMyTippeeToes 18-21, F Jan 6, 2012

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    Best Way To Get To Sleep - I can't sleep on my back. If I can't have my stomach, then a side.
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Nov 16, 2009

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    I Sleep Like a Starfish -  On my stomach, limbs splayed out, head to the side and on the edge of the bed, pillow tossed to the side. Who knows how I'll ever get used to...
    Jenniedvm Jenniedvm 18-21, F Dec 8, 2008

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    I never knew that there would be so many people that are into sleeping on their stomachs. Most people tell me they can't but for me since I have been losing weight, I am able to...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M Mar 25

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    My Brother's Sleeping Theory - My elder brother believed that sleeping on either side could cause pressure on our hearts and that sleeping on our backs was equally unhealthy...
    SomewhereTomorrow SomewhereTomorrow 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 1, 2009

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    I sleep on my stomach. One time I ended up on the floor! I am a restless sleeper.
    01sparkly 01sparkly 13-15, F Mar 15

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    With My Hands Under My Chest.... - I sleep on my stomach with my hands under my chest.... I wake up with red marks where my hands were and my hands are 'asleep'.
    DancesWithDolphins DancesWithDolphins 41-45, M Feb 22, 2008

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    Finally - This is one of the things I missed when I was pregnant. I had the biggest belly in the world, all baby and all poked out. I would sleep with pillows between my knees and...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Oct 10, 2007

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    The Only Way - if i want to get a perfect nights sleep without any disturbances i sleep on my stomach and it feels so great to stretch out and relax and fall into a peaceful nights...
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee 22-25, F Sep 4, 2008

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    I Sleep On My Stomach - I find this to be the most comfortable position!  I put my hands under my soft pillow, turn my head to one side and sleep.  If I'm ill, ...
    MeisterWolf MeisterWolf 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    I shared a room (well dormitory) with 19 boys for two years. There were no doors that locked so the older boys came up. I will never forget being a boy of 14 being hit 15 times...
    Drcreegan Drcreegan 22-25, M Mar 3

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    Best Way To Sleep!!! - Even though I toss and turn all night, and my body ends up like a spiral, at least to fall asleep I stay on my stomach.....I can't fall asleep any other way...
    TurbulentDiffusion TurbulentDiffusion 22-25, M Aug 28, 2011

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    Screw That - This is kind of funny. I went to a catholic school (for about 3 minutes - lol) and I was told not to sleep on my stomach because it tempted the devil to defile my body...
    DiaryofaDeadgirl DiaryofaDeadgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12, 2010

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    Sound Sleep On My Stomach - I go to sleep on my stomach, clutching my pillow.  My pup, Butterscotch, curls up on the bottom of my back.  Chewie, my other pup, curls up to...
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 May 25, 2008

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    Comfy - I almost always fall asleep this way.  When I'm extremely exhausted, though, I just fall asleep supine... or when I'm sick.It's so damn comfy.  I like...
    MeisterWolf MeisterWolf 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    No Easy Feat For Females - Since birth, my favorite sleeping possition was my tummy. (Back then, noone was connecting possible SIDS with baby on tummy.) Even NOW my favorite sleep...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 15, 2007

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    Always Have Done... - but sometimes wish I didn't, usually when I wake up with the impression of the buttons on the pillowcase imbedded in my face til lunchtime lol
    sparklingdiamonds sparklingdiamonds 31-35, F Sep 20, 2010

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    If you don't want to have sleep paralysis sleep on your side or stomach not your back.
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