Experience Description

I was taken to Emergency Room with asthma attack I was having very bad pain in my chest. I told the doctor, that I felt like I was imploding. They got me onto the table. My heart rate was 180 and my o2 saturation was 80. I remember lying on the table; I could hear the people around me. I could hear my husband say, 'oh please don't die.' I closed my eyes and immediately felt warm and peaceful. I saw a white object in front of me. They were like vials they started to unfold and wrap around me. I felt safe. Then I thought of my grandson Mich'l. I was back on the table with all the life support equipment next to me. I'm convinced that it was my love for Mike that brought me back. I have told this story to several doctors and they all agree that it was an NDE.

Background Information:

Gender: Female

Date NDE Occurred: 'Jan 8,2006'

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Illness 'Illness, trauma or other condition not considered life threatening' Respiratory arrest

How do you consider the content of your experience?

Did you feel separated from your body? Uncertain
I lost awareness of my body

How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal everyday consciousness and alertness? More consciousness and alertness than normal all the time

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? All the time

Were your thoughts speeded up? Incredibly fast

Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning

Were your senses more vivid than usual? Incredibly more vivid

Did you seem to be aware of things going on elsewhere? Yes, and the facts have been checked out

Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No

Did you see any beings in your experience? I actually saw them

Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? No

The experience included: Light

Did you see, or feel surrounded by, a brilliant light? A light clearly of mystical or other-worldly origin

Did you see an unearthly light? Yes they were bright white

Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm I don't know where I was

What emotions did you feel during the experience? love peace safety

Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? Incredible peace or pleasantness

Did you have a feeling of joy? Happiness

Did you feel a sense of harmony or unity with the universe? I felt united or one with the world

Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about the universe

Did scenes from your past come back to you? My past flashed before me, out of my control

Did scenes from the future come to you? Scenes from the world's future

Did you come to a border or point of no return? I came to a barrier that I was not permitted to cross; or was sent back against my will

God, Spiritual and Religion:

What was your religion prior to your experience? Moderate

Have your religious practices changed since your experience? No

What is your religion now? Moderate

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? No

Did you seem to encounter a mystical being or presence, or hear an unidentifiable voice? I encountered a definite being, or a voice clearly of mystical or unearthly origin

Did you see deceased or religious spirits? I actually saw them

Concerning our Earthly lives other than Religion:

During your experience, did you gain special knowledge or information about your purpose? No

Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? No

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 always felt that things were going to happen and I have dreams that come true

Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? the way the vials wrapped around me as to wrap me in love

Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes Two weeks they were very interested in it

Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? Yes Have heard about them in various places

What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was definitely real. I felt different. I wanted to tell everyone that there is something else

What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real. I carry it with me every day just like I do my asthma. I haven't had another attack since then

At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No