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Size Matters!

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Biguglygremlin +0 points · 22 days ago Original Poster Sleep Commentator

Size Matters!

Well it does you know! Especially for men! We may deny it and try to preserve our dignity. We may discreetly avoid the subject and talk about the weather. But if we can rise to the occasion do we hesitate? Of course we don't so .....

Size Matters!

And here's the problem

I have to buy a mask for a small head!

Oh you thought we were talking about something else?

No! Get with it here!

I have to buy a mask for a small head and I deeply resent it!

Do you have any idea what that does to my dignity and self esteem?

The shame and loathing I am subjected to every time I even think about buying a new mask!

And the question is ..... why?

No! Not why do I have a small head!

I don't have a small head!

I've never had a ...... oh forget it!

Why do I have to buy a mask for a small head?

Why don't they call it something else?

The pizza guys do.

They don't call their main pizza small or even medium? No way!

Their sizes start with large to preserve the dignity of the pizza and work up from there.

Why aren't the designers concerned about my dignity?

I don't want to buy a mask for a small head. :(

I want to buy a mask for a normal head or maybe even a large head!

With some things the opposite is true. It's not so good to be large.

Even the mask manufacturers seem to understand how sensitive I am about my nose.

They know just how demeaning it is for me to have to go in and ask "can I have a cushion for a LARGE nose please?"

And then stand there struggling with my pride before finally blurting out

"Oh is that as big as they come?"

They got smart and packed all three so I could take them home without shame.

Then I close the door and draw the blinds and turn out the lights and quietly extract the only one that has a hope of working and discretely dispose of the rest.

Why can't they do that with masks too?

Yes it's wasteful but what price should I place on my shrinking self esteem?

Size Matters!

I should not be exposed to these indignities!

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KangarooTailStew +0 points · 19 days ago

Not small?

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Biguglygremlin +0 points · 10 days ago Original Poster Sleep Commentator

That depends on what we're talking about!

My head is 61cm (24in) which is not small but I need to use the same gear for a long time and if the straps stretch beyond the velcro in the first few months I don't want to be resorting to rusty staples and sticky tape to hold it together.

So regardless of reality ....... size matters! :P

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Ruby +0 points · 4 days ago Sleep Commentator

Try Gorilla glue on your gear instead. IF you are talking about CPAP headgear! Honestly--I love your outlook and humor.

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