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Found a new way to mess up my CPAP therapy!
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The night before last I stumbled on a new way to mess up my CPAP therapy.

I had filled my humidifier tank with distilled water. Masked up and went to bed. Woke up in the early morning with really dry mouth. Rinsed my mouth and put my chin strap on. Went back to bed and slept until about 8:00 AM. Woke up with mouth a little dry but not too bad. Got up and looked on the dresser next to the bed and lo and behold there was the humidifier tank full of water. Holy dry mouth Batman. Oh-jeez Oops Whistle

Besides my forgetfulness, this happened because I have changed how I handle the humidifier tank during the day. Just thought that my absent mindedness might give someone a chuckle.

Best Regards,

PaytonA
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#2
The design of the newer, more modern AirSense 10 line prevents the operation of the machine in cases of that kind of absent mindedness. If it happens again, you should seriously consider the upgrade.

Dielaughing Thanks Sleep-well
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Senior moment?
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(03-12-2016, 01:10 PM)PaytonA Wrote: The night before last I stumbled on a new way to mess up my CPAP therapy.

I had filled my humidifier tank with distilled water. Masked up and went to bed. Woke up in the early morning with really dry mouth. Rinsed my mouth and put my chin strap on. Went back to bed and slept until about 8:00 AM. Woke up with mouth a little dry but not too bad. Got up and looked on the dresser next to the bed and lo and behold there was the humidifier tank full of water. Holy dry mouth Batman. Oh-jeez Oops Whistle

Besides my forgetfulness, this happened because I have changed how I handle the humidifier tank during the day. Just thought that my absent mindedness might give someone a chuckle.

Best Regards,

PaytonA

Same type thing happened to me night before last, only my humidifier didn't even make it out of the kitchen - where I fill it with distilled water. And it definitely was a Senior 'moment'.

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Hi PaytonA,
Sounds all too familiar, I have done that a couple of times and I haven't changed anything. A few senior moments, for sure, (Ha-Ha-Ha.)
Change is always difficult, better luck tonight.
trish6hundred
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#6
It did.....chuckle, chuckle.
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#7
I leave the humidifier door open whenever the SD card or the tub is out of the machine. If I turn it on without the lid closed, well, I know it!
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#8
Paula, I was just going to post the same. I always leave the humidifier door open. At least I hope I would notice it. Big Grin
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#9
I thought about that and for short periods of time I do leave the door open to remind myself that there is no tank in the humidifier. I worry a little about what might fall into there leaving it open for extended periods of time. I now take the tank out in the morning and leave it out all day.

Best Regards,

PaytonA
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#10
I worry about what might crawl into my hose, because I leave it attached to my machine.
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