my first couple of experiences were not too dissimilar to yours. I had a problem with shifting around a bit and sleeping light. I still woke refreshed, but until i had about 10 nights in my hammock did i realize how much better i slept overall. i still do a little turning in the night, but i think its just how i am. i now have great sleep everynight (since about july) in my hammock and my turtledog stand.
your body will get used to the change of sleeping style/arrangement and you should be a very comfortable hanger in the near future. good luck and if you havent been welcomed to the forums yet, a warm welcome to you from guam. take care
"We do not go to the green woods and crystal waters to rough it, we go to smooth it."- G. W. Sears
My forum name is Fish<><; I'm in the navy; and I hate sleeping on the ground. If I didn't need ground to walk on or measure resistance to, I think I could happily give it up.