As I was in the cat scan, I felt tightness in breathing. I began to gasp. I looked to my right through a window and saw the technicians in a room talking. It became very painful (the choking) then it did not hurt anymore. I looked down and saw my body convulsing. I saw people rush towards me. The next thing I saw, was a tube being shoved down a person's throat (I was above the person like on the ceiling or something) I remember thinking that looks like it really hurts! I heard the doctor's talking and I saw the paddles going towards the person. All of a sudden, I realized that the person was me. I was scared. The next thing I knew I was back in my body on the table, and felt a choking feeling due to the tube down my throat.
Date NDE Occurred: 1979
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Allergic reaction Clinical death
How do you consider the content of your experience? Mixed
The experience included: Out of body experience
Did you feel separated from your body? Yes See narrative.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? I felt totally alert and conscious.
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? No
Did you see an unearthly light? No
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Uncertain, happy, scared, panic.
The experience included: Special Knowledge
Did scenes from your past come back to you? My past flashed before me, out of my control
After the NDE:
Was the experience difficult to express in words? No
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Yes I have visions of all major plane crashes, train wrecks, earthquakes, at least twenty-four hours in advance.
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? The best and worst is being left with this 'gift'. It is horrible to be able to see this and not to be able to help the people. I am tired of people thinking that I am 'strange' because I can do this. A lot of times I won't share what I see because of this.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes Every time I have a vision I share it with my spouse, family, and friends. They are still shocked when it happens.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No
Did the questions asked and information that you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Uncertain
Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? Are there others that have the same gift as I do? Can they control it or ignore it? I would love to be able to turn it off sometimes. I would like to contact others that have had the same experience.