It’s a hot topic these days – and for good reason. I think that we – my generation – have realized that prioritizing self-care is of utmost importance.
Self-care is, at its core, my lifeline – and one that I have vowed to prioritize going forward. However, I have to share this with y’all:
The obtainment of self-care can be an obstacle-filled course for plus-size people.
There. I said it.
There are products, services, and initiatives that do not accommodate people of size.
Throughout my entire life, and maybe it’s due to being raised by educators, I have been told that an important part of self-care is to get adequate sleep. To rest the body is to care for the body; to recharge is to energize; to prioritize sleep is to prioritize health.
Though a simple notion from the onset, I have found accommodating my body for sleep to be one of the most difficult tasks. I have never had a new mattress, nor have I ever slept on one that accommodates my body weight. When Saatva reached out to me to try their new HD Mattress, I jumped at the opportunity.
And, to understate, y’all – it has changed my life.
The Saatva HD Mattress is the first luxury mattress designed exclusively for the bigger body. Why was this necessary? I think of it this way: I wear a 4XL. I purchase 4XL’s to accommodate my body, as a 2XL does not fit. Why should I then assume that a mattress, an investment that is used every single day, operates any differently?
My friends at Saatva designed this mattress specifically to accommodate people that weigh between 300-500 lbs. They did this by delivering comfort – luxury comfort – via a mattress with plush upper layers and a high-durability coil base.
A Tour of the Saatva HD Mattress:
While diagrams, design, and science are all important – and I don’t mean to undermine their significance – I want to tell all y’all about what this mattress has done in my life.
Waking up in pain? No more, my friends!
I know all of my plus-size readers can relate to this. When I had my previous mattress (which, embarrassingly enough, was older than I am), I constantly woke up in pain. My lower back, my neck, my sides. You name it. My old mattress simply could not support my body weight. Saatva’s patented Spinal Zone active wire adds support in the center third of the mattress, while the 5-zone Talalay latex offers maximum pressure-point relief. What does that mean? Well, the mattress supports, uplifts, and is – quite literally – designed for my body. And my body thanks it.
The mattress cools me off during the night.
I am hot-natured. Hot-blooded. Sweaty. You choose the wording of your choice. That said, the only time of day that I cannot stand to be hot is when I’m trying to sleep. Saatva solved this issue with their HD Mattress, as they strategically layered breathable, organic cotton, 100% natural latex, and open coils to promote easy air flow for a cooler night’s sleep. It really does make all of the difference.
I have been sleeping longer, better, and deeper.
The only way that I can describe having a mattress made for your body is… pure bliss. I no longer wake up in the middle of the night to readjust my body, I don’t need to sit up and stretch due to bodily pains, and I wake up feeling rested, rejuvenated, and ready to tackle my day. This has had significant, noticeable impacts in both my daily and professional life. I’m happier and more productive, y’all!
You can easily order a Saatva mattress online. However, I know that an investment like a mattress is something that is scary for the average consumer to do over the Internet. Saatva recognizes that; as a company that has taken the extra effort to design a mattress with their customers in mind, that same service and care also transfers over into the purchasing process. That’s why they offer a 120-night trial. How fabulous is that? After purchasing there’s also a 20 year, non-prorated warranty.
They also provide 24/7 support – Sleep Guides, as they are appropriately named – to answer any and all questions that you have. That’s something that I very much value in a company.
The best part, however, was the white glove delivery & setup. As I live alone, there are tasks that are harder for me to complete; an example of this is moving large items, such as a mattress. There’s no worry in that realm here, y’all. A Saatva HD Mattress comes with the “Saatva Service Standard”: white glove delivery, in-home setup, and removal of your old mattress. Essentially: a concierge hand delivers the mattress to your room of choice, sets it up, and you don’t have to worry about disposing of your old mattress. The delivery team takes it away for free.
Y’all know that I never recommend – whether it be a recipe, a restaurant, or a product/service – if I do not fully believe in what I’m talking about. Where I was raised, the family farm in Southern Kentucky, I was told that one’s word is one’s bond.
That said, I wholeheartedly, and without hesitation, recommend the Saatva HD Mattress. If you are a plus-size individual like myself, you shouldn’t want for a good night’s sleep. You deserve a good night’s sleep. And I can say – with full confidence – that a Saatva mattress can and will provide that for you.
Invest in your body, in yourself, in your health.
Self-care if worth it.
You’re worth it.
As always: Happy Eating, Happy Traveling, Happy Living!
Y’all come back now, ya hear?
Thank you to Saatva for kindly sponsoring today’s post; while I was gifted the mattress for review, all opinions expressed are my own.