Keri: The kids across the hall could hear him snoring.
Steve: And I tried to be really apologetic because I’d go “did I snore last night?” or if she’d kicked me out, I’d remember it! I’d apologize and go “I’m so sorry! I mean I can’t control it!” I would try not to. I would try sleeping in different positions. I’d say, “Well let me try wadding the pillow up and putting it behind my head in this way” or “I’m gonna make sure I sleep on my stomach or sleep on my side”. And I felt terrible because I felt like I was hurting her sleep through no fault of her own. I felt guilty and I really wouldn’t want to do that to her. I considered the surgery as well because I figured there is no way some product on TV was going to fix my problem I had this majorly that obviously runs in my family. So we buy it and it shows up. I popped it in and thought well I mean it’s gonna take a little bit of getting used to but, it’s not gonna keep me up. Okay, we’ll give it a try. So, that night I put it in, didn’t have any trouble falling asleep and remember waking up in the same bed and not having been nudged in the middle of the night.
Keri: Yeah you forgot it when we went to the cabin.
Keri: One weekend, that was not fun!
Steve: It was not a long time ago.
Keri: It’s the only time he’s forgotten to take it; on an out-of-town trip. And it was like stepping back in time remembering, and it actually made me appreciate it a little bit more because I remembered what it was like without it.
Steve: I’d say before the ZQuiet, life was a little more tense and cranky around our house. I felt guilty for putting her through something that she didn’t deserve. I think life after ZQuiet has...it sounds silly to say that a little product that you just pop in your mouth can have a big impact on your quality of life but, it really has. If you sleep better it seems everything in life is better. I’d say I’ve been using the ZQuiet for a little over a year. And the number one reason I keep using it is because it works just as simple as that. It lets her sleep through the night which lets me sleep through the night and as long as it keeps working, we’ll keep using it.
Robbin: Rick is really good at snoring. Very good! As soon as he hits the pillow, I mean he can fall asleep within five minutes. And he’s snoring. It’s like, (makes snoring sound) that’s what it sounds like pretty much. That one of the first nights that Rick used the ZQuiet, my son said the next day, Reilly said “Dad I didn’t even hear you in my room. Before (using) the ZQuiet; not getting a restful night sleep was pretty common for both of us. And you know, waking up the next day you’re groggy, you are tired, you are grumpy. And with the ZQuiet, it’s the total opposite; it’s great! It’s been phenomenal for us.
Rick: And with the ZQuiet I’m not being kicked and nudged and bumped and you know told to be quiet and roll over you know and yeah so it’s been great, yeah!
Robbin: And having the ZQuiet makes everybody much happier the next day.
Rick: Yes, Yeah! Attitudes are better; you know getting a restful night sweet sleep is great, yeah!
Vicki: The snoring was very loud and constant and it was just...to describe it would be to tell you that was just very draining to be next to somebody who you are trying to sleep with and you got that loud reverberation.
Nick: Yeah I was (always) hoping that she would get to sleep before I come up (to bed) because I’d start again to the point where I was concerned because I knew she wasn’t going to get much rest if I came to bed at the same time. I remember going home and she got the bill ‘coz she does all the bills saying, “Yeah, what’s this”. I told her that it is something I purchased which is gonna help my snoring. You know she’s been so used to me to buying all the other stuff I’d tried, so she was kind of skeptical, like “Okay there is another gimmick, are you even going to try it? And I said No, I really read up on this and I am going to make an effort with this, I am going to try it. Pretty much it’s stopped my snoring so it worked great for us.
Vicki: So my experience with the ZQuiet was...it was like a sudden realization, that Nick wasn’t snoring, that I was getting sleep and felt more rested. My life before ZQuiet was not as restful and the big difference is I’m happier in the morning and more energetic. Yeah, that’s the best way to describe what ZQuiet stands for us. I’m a happier person in the morning and more energetic and I think that carries through the day.