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Slept with my machine!
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Slept with my machine!
I put on the mask, fell asleep in a few minutes, woke up 4 hours later. It was the first night since this nightmare began 4 years ago that I have not woken up gasping dozens of times, with insomnia so severe I thought I might go crazy. The mask was hurting, too tight, so I removed it for the rest of the night.

Wow. I am stunned.
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#2
RE: Slept with my machine!
Hey Tarah

Well done!!!! Any chance to loosen the mask before falling asleep the next time to get longer sleep?

If you can make the time (its difficult with a baby) download sleepyhead. You've read and seen others, I am sure. It gives the gurus here an opportunity to fine tune and resolve any problems, if any.

Here's to more hours, Tarah.....the best to you.......
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Welcome, may your assimilation into the xpap collective begin....
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Yep sleeping with your mask leads to a long term relationship.
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RE: Slept with my machine!
I have a loaner machine for 30 days and it doesn't have a card so I'm not sure I can get the data. Yes, I will definitely loosen up the mask tonight and hopefully make it more hours.
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(11-19-2017, 06:05 PM)tarah Wrote: I have a loaner machine for 30 days and it doesn't have a card so I'm not sure I can get the data. Yes, I will definitely loosen up the mask tonight and hopefully make it more hours.

You don't want masks super-tight in any case. They are designed to expand slightly with pressure to fit well.

There is a Mask Fit feature on the device you have (in the Main Menu) that will push some pretty high pressure to see if you get a leak. This would allow you to play with the fit without affecting your numbers.

Way to go!

Bill
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Almost certainly you an get data. You have a data-compatible machine, as far as I can tell (although I'm a newb, so whaddo I know?). Do you have an SD card lying around? An SD card reader? A computer?

The mask fit option will let you get a good fit for the mask BEFORE you go to sleep so you don't get bothered in the night.
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You can get a small SD card everywhere for about $10.

You don't need a big one
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Hi tarah,
GREAT JOB.! Keep up the good work.
trish6hundred
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