Experience Description

I was told I had flown through the windshield of our truck, I had been driving, and it rolled. I was told I had my head buried in the sand, and I was not breathing. I remember none of this. I saw myself floating over my body, looking down at myself and my three children were leaning over my head area. I was lying face up. I can tell you what I was wearing and what they were wearing. There was no pain, I felt as though I were floating. No other memories, just what I have been told. Then waking up in excruciating pain in a medical center, which is all I can remember.

Background Information:

Gender: Female

Date NDE Occurred: 1975

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident. Vehicle accident

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 Hovering above my body, looking straight down

How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal everyday consciousness and alertness? Unconscious

Did time seem to speed up or slow down? 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? Can't recall

Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? No

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? No

Did you come to a border or point of no return? No

God, Spiritual and Religion:

What was your religion prior to your experience? Conservative/fundamentalist

What is your religion now? Moderate

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes That there is no pain in death

After the NDE:

How accurately do you remember the experience in comparison to other life events that occurred around the time of the experience? No

Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? No

Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? The unknown

Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes I've spoken with my children about this, really didn't get a reaction. Current husband has encouraged me to write this down so I have gotten info from them about the accident. My ex-husband had to revive me with mouth to mouth. I have told a couple of people and they said 'wow'.

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