Experience Description

I had been bleeding for three days, and that night when I went to bed I was quite weak (but I'm also stubborn). My sister was in the kitchen.

Background Information:

Gender: Female

Date NDE Occurred: July 1982

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Illness The veins in my legs appeared to have burst and I was coughing up and urinating blood for 3 days. Life threatening event, but not clinical death By the time I got to the first hospital my hemaglobin was .3, I had been bleeding for at least 3 days.I have Lupus, and I'm not sure if that was my problem.

How do you consider the content of your experience? Wonderful

The experience included: Out of body experience

Did you feel separated from your body? Yes
I clearly left my body and existed outside it

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

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

Were your thoughts speeded up? Faster than usual

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

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? No

Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No I wish

The experience included: Strong emotional tone

What emotions did you feel during the experience? Sadness for those who were here, but I felt totally at peace.

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

Did you have a feeling of joy? incredible joy

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 Well, since the age of 13 I have had a spiritual connection, Not that I don't believe in a god but I don't believe in the bible.'

Have your religious practices changed since your experience? No

What is your religion now? Moderate Pagan (I believe in protecting our earth)

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? Yes I felt like this was something that I had to experience to find that there is nothing to be afraid of. I have used my own experience to get others through losing someone close to them.

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? Uncertain My psychic abilities are very strong and reading Tarot cards has come very easy to me. I also have many encounters with Orbs and I witness ufo's, I'm very aware of whats going on in the universe.

Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes

What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was definitely real.

What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real. It was as real as having a baby

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