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Old 07-21-2019, 03:21 PM   #1
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Question AM coffee in the 5.0 TA

This may not be the correct forum, but here goes. A question for 5.0 TA owners who like to drink their early morning coffee in bed....

How do you deal with the angle? Extra pillows? Something else?

We've always sat in bed in the very early morning drinking our coffee, but the way the head is angled, I'm not sure if we can continue. I've looked at some triangular pillows, but don't know whether they are the right size/angle or offer enough support.

What do you do?
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Old 07-21-2019, 03:46 PM   #2
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You may have to get out of bed and go downstairs to drink, that is where the coffee is made anyway....
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Old 07-21-2019, 03:49 PM   #3
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You may have to get out of bed and go downstairs to drink, that is where the coffee is made anyway....
Mffff.. I'm a little spoiled. DH gets up first, takes the dog outside, feeds her then brings me coffee in bed....
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Iced coffee and a straw in a thermal glass.
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I do not find the angular pillow by itself is enough to fill behind me to read, much less drink. One of those and a couple regular pillows might be enough. I've never tried eating or drinking in bed so I don't really know what's required.
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Consider getting a zero gravity chair and have your morning first cup under awning outside.
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Our first morning Escape activity is always, heat water, make coffee, sit at dinette w/coffee (and watch the sun rise, if early enough). Can't imagine the potential disaster it would be (at least for us) if we tried to drink coffee in bed, even sitting up.
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Sitting up in bed to drink coffee will be a bit of a challenge. We can prop ourselves up with several large pillows to watch TV, but that is sort of halfway between sitting and reclining and wouldn't work that well with cups of coffee, I think.

In our previous fifth wheel which was a bit larger and had bigger windows in the bedroom we were able to sit up in bed for morning coffee and that certainly is appealing. But with the overhead cabinets in the 5.0TA bedroom the windows are pretty small, and with the angled nose sitting up in bed just doesn't work that well, we prefer sitting at the dinette.
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Don't forget stumbling up the stairs holding two cups of coffee.
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I'm a creature of habit - coffee is after my morning walk, and the bed is made when I get up. In fact, when in Quartzsite, I walk about 7/8ths of a mile to a nearby gas station for some of the best coffee available in the "city". While I prefer grinding my own Sumatra coffee beans & making a pot in the trailer, the walk gets me out.

I do my bed sitting at the beginning of the night, often spending an hour or two reading.
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