If there's one thing I've learned over the years, it's that you can't rule the plus size fashion world without a good night's rest! And that's why I am so excited to introduce you to Big Fig Mattress, a new brand that's transforming sleep for plus size and big and tall folks.
I first found out about Big Fig Mattress when I was lucky enough to visit one of my blogger besties, Corissa of Fat Girl Flow, on set for her shoot with Big Fig where she modeled alongside her husband, Nate for the Big Fig site. The images turned out absolutely amazing and seeing a plus size couple like Corissa and Nate in promotional images brought tears to my eyes!
I started sleeping on my Big Fig queen mattress in December and I've noticed a remarkable difference in my sleeping patterns. I've never owned a brand new mattress; in fact, I slept on a pull-out sofa for six months when I first moved back to Cleveland in 2014 that was particularly painful. When I threw my back out shoveling snow, sleeping on a pull-out sofa made my lower back pain even worse. But even with my other mattresses, I've never felt truly supported. That's why Big Fig Mattress is such a big deal - it's the first mattress designed specifically for plus size people and you can FEEL the difference.
The Big Fig Mattress isn't just supportive for the plus size figure because it's the most firm mattress available. The Big Fig Mattress is the perfect balance between firm and comfort. I personally can't sleep if the mattress is too firm so it was important to me that the Big Fig Mattress was soft. When I'm sleeping in my Big Fig Mattress, I don't ever feel like the mattress is too soft and sagging but it's definitely super comfortable too.
In addition to the supportive design, the Big Fig Mattress includes a ThermoGel infused mattress topper and perforated foam. Although I haven't shared my bed with anyone else in the time that I've had it, when that time does come, I know the cooling aspect will be a huge benefit especially if my partner happens to be plus size as well. Right now, it's just me and my dog Reggie and he's only 13 lbs!
Before I owned my Big Fig Mattress, I used to wake up in the middle of the night a lot and would be unable to fall back asleep because I was uncomfortable. Now, I find myself waking up refreshed after having snoozed for a full night's rest.
I've been trying to turn my bedroom into my own personal gaudy Italian sanctuary and my Big Fig Mattress has me sleeping like a literal queen. It even inspired me to finish decorating my room with a marble duvet and gold sequin pillows.
For the first two months, I slept with my foundation and mattress only before I added the Big Fig Heavy Duty Bed Frame. With the bed frame, the nine-inch foundation and the mattress itself, my bed comes up to my waist. I'm only 5'1" so this is about as tall as I would like my bed to be without feeling like I need a step stool to get into it.
If you want your bed lower, there's an option for a five-inch foundation instead. Although you can order the bed without the foundation, I really think it makes a huge difference. The Big Fig Foundation has 18 slats and can hold five times the weight of the average of the typical foundation.
When the men delivering my Big Fig Mattress moved out my old box spring and mattress, they could literally toss it down my steps. When they moved in my Big Fig Mattress and Foundation, they were out of breath. The difference in quality is definitely noticeable. The Big Fig Mattress has substance! And while the high density foam makes super cozy, it also features 1600 individually wrapped coils for extra support.
If you're in the market for a new mattress and you're plus size then consider a Big Fig Mattress an investment in your future! They have a 20-year warranty for a reason - this is a damn good mattress, folks. I am looking forward to many more sleeps on my Big Fig Mattress and if you try it out, I want to hear how you like it too!
SHOP MY ROOM:
Queen Mattress & Foundation, c/o Big Fig Mattress
Marble Duvet Cover, Amazon
Gold Sequin Pillows, Amazon
Queen Sheet Set, TJ Maxx
Plus Size Amore PJ Set, Boohoo
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