I notice a BIG difference between my HH(which is shorter) and my DIY(which is 13') My DIY sleeps way better to me, it allows for my legs to lay flatter, even though the foot box makes the HH sleepable, for me it still doesn't sleep as well. I sleep on my back and sides at home, Im 5'10" 195 lbs and in the DIY I can do this as well, not so easy in a shorter hammock. My gal Lunchbox sleeps on her stomach,sides and back, but took right to the DIY. Don't give up, you'll find the right mix.