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Jan 30, 2013 08:59 PM

Eating food in bed.

I hear about people eating food in bed. Breakfast, crackers,etc.... I choose not to.Do like to eat or snack in bed? With the exemption of being bedridden.

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  1. Never.

    And I really do mean never. We live in a tropical country. Ants abound. We don't need them in bed. :)

    1. Crumbs and bed don't mix in my opinion but I know some people enjoy it.

      1. I never eat in bed.

        But this reminds me of the Seinfeld episode where George is "having relations" with a woman and eating a pastrami sandwich at the same time.

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        1. re: MonMauler

          It's the most sensual of all the cured meats.

        2. No. For good sleep hygiene, your bed should be reserved strictly for sleep and sex. :)

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          1. re: ohmyyum

            One of my doctors got after me for reading in bed when I said I had a hard time sleeping. Before my fiance and I moved in together, I was pretty good about not reading or watching movies or playing games in bed.

            He is used to a) having the tv/a movie on while he goes to sleep, and b) eating in bed. It's been an interesting battle. We don't have a tv in the room, but we end up watching movies on my laptop every night.

            1. re: ohmyyum

              I'm a sleep hygiene freak. I've had my bouts of insomnia, but keeping certain habits helps. Having a meal in bed would just totally rock the boat.

            2. Some mornings I will crawl back into bed with a cup of coffee and a scone or something.
              I usually get in trouble for it, and when I find crumbs on my side it is annoying to even me!

              I don't recommend it, although at the time I am enjoying the indulgence.