• Meaghan

A good night's sleep: My Big Fig Mattress Review




At the beginning of this year, like every year, I made a list of things I want to accomplish. A resolution/bucket list hybrid, if you will. My list always includes fun adventures, lots of travel, family time and lofty work goals. A lovely list filled with grand ideas and challenging obstacles. And then, like always, I get to the end of the list and add on what probably the most important of all: my health and wellness. Without which none of the other things can be accomplished. Yet somehow, its always an afterthought. So this year, I decided I was going to make my wellness my number one priority (with margaritas on the beach coming in close second ;) ).






I broke that wellness category into buckets.

1. Food: I know what needs to be done. Eating for fuel, for strength, for energy. I could do this. It would take time, but I figured small steps towards a big goal.

2. Fitness: DUH. Just GET TO THE GYM, Meaghan. I love working out, so I knew I just needed to schedule in sessions like they were meetings I couldn't miss.

3. Mental Health: Church, prayer, meditation, practices of gratitude. Done and Done.

4. Sleep: **cue flatline sound** This was it. The missing puzzle piece that was ruining the big picture. I knew I wasn't sleeping enough, knew I wasn't sleeping *well*, and I knew the facts. I knew that on average, we spend at least 1/3 of our lives in bed! Yes, 1/3, for some of us even more! So this point in my wellness plan quickly became my number one priority. Something needed to change, and change fast.


Fatigue, tossing, turning, and waking up unexpectedly in the middle of the night.

Never fully feeling rested. These were all things I had accepted as my norm. So, when Big Fig Mattress reached out to me, I said YES YES YES!!! And its a good FIG-gin' thing I did, because they literally changed my life.


Turns out, the sleep portion of my wellness plan was in fact the most important. Everything from my mood, to my appetite, my everyday habits, energy level, focus and productivity were all affected by my lack of a good night's sleep. And yet, I didn't know it. That is, until I spent my first night with my Big Fig Mattress. Not one wink of sleep was lost on discomfort, for real. I woke up feeling energized, not exhausted. My body felt awake, not achey. My brain was ready to get to work, not feeling sluggish from a messy night's sleep.





I could go on and on, and probably will in another blog post but for now, I want to make this really simple for ya'll. Keep reading to learn all about Big Fig Mattress and WHY it changed everything for me!


THE MATTRESS

Before even beginning the design and manufacture process, the Big Fig Mattress Squad identitfied common problems people with larger figures were experiencing with their mattresses and approached each provlem individually so they can properly find a solution that did not compromise quality or comfort.


Here are some amazing features that make Big Fig a game changing mattress;


To sum it up:

- High Density Foam: Hello comfort!

- Hybrid Construction: I believe this is the secret sauce y'all.

- Innerspring System: Next level support (50% more coils than the average).

- Thermogel material: Two words: temperature regulation.

- Super Strong Foundation: We're talking Amish Strong, 18 slat kinda foundation!

- 120 Night Trial: Big Fig understands it's difficult to buy a mattress online. Which is why they offer a 120-night trial so you can be sure this is the mattress for you (plus no return shipping fees!).

- 20 Year Warranty: Who doesn't love a warranty!





There are so many more points of interest so be sure to click the link above and read up, but I can promise you there is a level of sorcery happening in this mattress.


ONE (tiny) Callout: The tufting, which is the solution to keeping the design of the layers and alignment of the mattress in place, takes some getting used to. Maybe I'm super sensitive, but I felt them and found them to be a nuisance so I added thin mattress pad to buffer it a bit. Another option is you can add a thicker mattress topper, but I didn't want to compromise my review by adding a layer of anything to the mattress. And honestly, I'm glad I didn't. This baby doesn't need A THING! My BFM is perfect just as it is!





THE COST

Upgrading my sleep situation was the best thing I could have ever done.

Now, granted, Big Fig Mattress gifted me this bed in exchange for a review & social media support - which, as you all know, is #sponsored. But with every bit of sponsored content I produce, I continue to stand my ground in providing you all with my 100% honest opinion. The same goes for this review!


Here's the deal, you get what you pay for.

That is the case with just about everything in life, AMIRIGHT?

I'm embarrassed to say it, but I was sleeping on a 13 year old mattress which laid on top of a very weak foundation which sat on top of an Ikea bed frame that was one stiff breeze away from falling to bits.


I can confidently say the Big Fig Mattress is worth every penny. Plus, with financing options and great coupon deals (Save $200 With Code: LUCKYFIG until 3/19!), they help you get the best night's sleep that you deserve.






SHIPPING / DELIVERY

There are three different shipping options to choose from;


Free To Your Door:  This is standard delivery direct to your front door and is free!  If you’re on a budget and have a squad to help you, this is a great option. Just remember, shipment is to the door ONLY *.


White Glove Delivery: With WGD, your bed/ foundation / frame will be fully setup in the room of your choice. Honestly, this is the way to go especially if your bedroom is on the 2nd or 3rd floor of your household.


White Glove Delivery + Removal:  This is the service I selected. As I mentioned, my old mattress was OLD, so I was happy to see it go and even happier that I didn't need to worry about getting rid of it. This is the same service as the standard white glove delivery, meaning they will set everything up for you in the room of your choice PLUS they will get rid of your old bed (and all the packing materials from the setup). THIS was key!





FINAL THOUGHTS

This is self care.

Investing in a good night’s sleep was an investment in myself and my health and wellness. I wake up feeling grateful for a good night of rest on my true love, my big fig!!


After sleeping on the mattress for 2 full months I can honestly say;

- I no longer toss and turn.

- I no longer wake up in the middle of the night from discomfort.

- I feel supported, my body doesn't ache.

- I wake up easier.

- I feel well rested and ready for the day.

I can honestly say sleeping on my big fig has not only improved my overall mood and health, but has improved my level of focus and productivity (except of course when I'm looking for an excuse to not workout and choose some extra R&R in my Big Fig instead!).




Everyone who has tried it, regardless of their size, has asked me for the rundown and the scoop on what make it so dang comfortable! Big Fig is a mattress company designed to support heavier individuals but ultimately provides comfort, durability, support and quality for ALL.


BONUS REVIEW:

My nieces, who spend countless hours cuddling with me, LOVE BIGFIG!


If you have any questions, you can always leave me a comment below / email me or send me a DM on insta!


If you'd prefer to go straight to the source, Big Fig has an excellent customer service support team: Hours: 8:00AM - 4:30PM Eastern Time M-F/

1.888.344.6547

sleepwell@bigfigmattress.com


AND, there are tons of reviews from fellow influencers and customers on their site so be sure to check it out. Don't forget, you can Save $200 With Code: LUCKYFIG until 3/19!





**This post was sponsored by my friends at BIG FIG MATTRESS**

In case you don't know, that means they sent me this mattress for free in exchange for me to share my thoughts with all of you. Grateful to Big Fig Mattress for trusting me to share my opinion and story :)

BUT, as always, remember... my opinion is my own and is 100% honest because I KEEP IT REAL!

So Happy Sleeping, Happy Dreaming :)


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