Sleeping with batteriesMon, 11/01/2021 - 3:05PM
I must strongly disagree with those who say that sleeping with batteries is “stupid and dangerous” It is no such thing.
I have had an LVAD for almost 2 years and I often nap with batteries if I am expecting someone and need to get up quickly. For a year and a half I slept with batteries every night because that box that is attached to the cable (I call my cable “Wally”, get it?) was on my wife’s side of the bed and I smacked her in the grill every time I had to get up to use the bathroom, which was often. I have never had an ill effect from this, so don’t pass up the convenience because you are afraid of consequences that don’t exist. I wear LVAD tee shirts which I buy online at the LVAD store for a usurious price. I simply remove the battery from the side I want to sleep on and fall asleep. Easy!