I am now 18 years old. At the time of the accident, I was about 11 or 12 years old. The accident occurred quickly in a two-story house that I use to live in. I remember being upstairs with my siblings; three of us including myself. My brother was in my sister's room and they were playing a game. I was probably in my room doing something else not being included in whatever it was that they were playing. I remember coming into my sister's room with them. As I approached my brother from behind who was kneeling down, he suddenly stood up without knowing I was behind him. His head hit my two front teeth and began to bleed. We rushed to the bathroom on the same floor. My sister and I tried to stop the blood, but to my surprise, it was so much blood and it wouldn't stop bleeding. So, I called my mom. I rushed out of the bathroom and I looked down from the second floor to the first floor where my mom was watching TV. We all went to the downstairs bathroom. My mom was cleaning my brother's head and trying to stop the bleeding while my sister and I were watching.
I started to feel very light-headed. I fainted and fell on the floor. I start to convulse and my mom tried to wake me up. Throughout this all, I remember seeing what had happened. It replayed in my head like it was a movie, except I wasn't myself. I was someone else and was watching myself help my brother with his head. I rushed out of the bathroom to call my mom for help. I remember seeing myself call my mother, but from downstairs in the kitchen. I saw everything but it seemed like I was seeing from someone else's perspective.
Afterwards, I got up still feeling light-headed. I never had something like this happen to me again.
Gender: Female NDE Elements:
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? No. I had an accident
Did you feel separated from your body? Uncertain
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? Unconscious
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning.
I was aware of where I was and what had happend. I was even aware that I had passed out. I tried to get up, but felt so dizzy and light headed that my body wouldn't let me.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. NO
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? Uncertain
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm
What emotions did you feel during the experience? I felt scared and confused
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? No
The experience included: Life review
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
God, Spiritual and Religion:
What was your religion prior to your experience? Moderate
What is your religion now? Liberal
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? Uncertain
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? The best part was seeing the accident happen from another perspective. It was amazing. The worst was not being able to control it.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes. They thought I was dreaming.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? Uncertain
Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? To this day, I am not sure what happened or why it di so hopefully sharing my story will answer many questions.
Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? None