Blow Up Mattresses Rock
We moved the mattress over the weekend. We're taking a very slow, gradual approach to moving, doing a load every day in the car, moving furniture when we can.
We have a queen-sized mattress. We also have a really low ceiling on the new stairway, and the stairway turns. The housing inspector commented on the super-low ceiling and I did not understand the problem. We aren't terribly tall people. But...
When we moved the mattress up the stairs, it was INSANELY DIFFICULT! I pushed and pulled with all my might, TLBP pushed with all his might, and it would move about a quarter of an inch up. Sometimes, it would slide back down. It just got wedged in that corner with the low ceiling. We were stuck. It was horrible. We said horrible things to each other. We had a horrible, screaming conversation on the stairway, wedged between the mattress and the wall,
"I AM PUSHING, #@$* #@&* ****!"
"Well, $@%^&& ^&%$## #%@$%% HARDER!"
"%*$# *&(&% *(&(*&$ $#@"
So, you get the picture. Z was at daycare. (I should say, too, that we just talk like this. We never hurt each other's feelings in such ridiculous exchanges. It's just creative on-site motivation therapy.)
Eventually, we just got it up those stairs, a teensy little bit at a time. (I think the cursing helped.) But I warn you, oh friends and relatives: when you come to visit with your lover, you'll be sleeping in matching twin beds! Another large mattress is not going up that stairway. Either that, or it will be an inflated air mattress. How do you feel about blow up mattresses?