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Old 07-26-2020, 04:59 AM
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I want to buy a weighted blanket but have many questions.

How much weight should it be? I am 10 lbs from my goal weight and it is coming off, but very slowly, like 1 lb a month (I have a health issue that complicates weight loss.) I was planning on waiting to buy the blanket, but I am tired of waiting. But if it means I'd buy the wrong weight of blanket, I'll wait.

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Old 07-26-2020, 05:20 AM
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The suggestion is 10% of your body weight. It is an approximate suggestion Not an exact science. Typically they come in 10, 12, 15 and 20 pounds. Often the 10 pound ones are child sized. I looked at a heavier one and it was just larger. The weight would have ended up in the bed, not me anyway. I picked mine up at Walmart. It does its thing. My DH stole it so I will need to get another one this winter.

Get one now. The 10 pounds you are going to lose will not make a big difference at all.
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Old 07-26-2020, 05:23 AM
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I ordered mine from Amazon. I went with the 20 after a lot of reading. It seems like the weights are really a suggestion for adults. I donít sleep well at all without mine now.
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Old 07-26-2020, 06:06 AM
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My dd bought one and she is sleeping almost 100% better. She is 5í and weighs maybe 140. She bought a 25 pound one. She has ADHD which has kept her from sleeping. She says itís a bit heavy, so a 20 pound one might be just right for you.

And keep in mind, it only has to cover you, not the whole bed.
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Old 07-26-2020, 07:31 AM
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Thank you for the responses! I just ordered one. I found the perfect color, too.


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Old 07-26-2020, 05:31 PM
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It should be 10% of your body weight ( approximately) so Iíd go ahead and buy it!
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Old 07-26-2020, 06:46 PM
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The suggestion is 10% of body weight, but I have a 20lb blanket and weigh 130.

I donít think being ten pounds com goal weight is an issue.
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