I remember that I woke up with a headache, but I suffer from migraine since I was about five years old, this time I was thirty-three years old and I was three days with a bad headache. I went to my in-laws and my father-in-law gave me something for the pain but it wasn't getting better. After that I got home my husband went out, for a while after he got back, I was already vomiting and my pain got worst. I told him to take me to the emergency room, which he did. I remember in the hospital they injected me with some painkiller and I was feeling a little better. I do remember telling that I was sleepy and if I fell asleep to wake me up and not let me sleep for long. That is all I remember.
He told me that I never woke up and the ambulance took me to another Hospital to do a CT scan, which showed that I was having a hemorrhage. At the time I fell asleep, I never woke up. So, they left me in the intensive care unit. My mom told me that I was in a comma for two weeks and that I did not have any reaction with the medication and treatments that I had done there.
I clearly remember seeing myself walking through a tunnel. While I walked, well, it was like floating more than walking, I felt peace, no worries, angelical music, and a bright clear light like a star, like a diamond. At the end of the tunnel there was this man, he looked just like the pictures we see here of Jesus. He took me by my hand and said to me, 'This is not you time.' In a floating motion, he turned me around and sent me back. I know that after that, I saw a vision of a lot of people dying. It was like it was the end of mankind and ever since I still have these images in my head.
My husband wanted to take me out of the machine, I have written proof of that, but my parents said no, so they tried another treatment and I woke up but with no memory at all. The only thing that I remember was what happened to me going through the tunnel. I did not know who I was, didn't know I had kids, totally memory loss. About two months after the hemorrhage, I was in the doctor's office, and as I was sitting, it was like a movie mostly of images came through, like a movie and I suddenly remembered my daughter, that I was pregnant but sadly that is still today I barely have a small amount of memory of my past. Don't remember when I was little; don't remember most of my friends and many other things. I still have three brain aneurisms and am just trying to survive.
Date NDE Occurred: 'December 19, 1994'
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Childbirth Other Brain Aneurisyms
I had a brain hemorrhage, was hooked to the respiration machine, and was in a coma for two weeks.
How do you consider the content of your experience? Wonderful
Did you feel separated from your body? Uncertain
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 None, I was in a coma.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? None, I was in a coma.
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
Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. Clarity, sense that I was in a peaceful environment, bright and I would have wanted to stay there because I wasn't afraid.
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? Yes In this tunnel at the end there was a bright light and it was pulling me to the light.
Did you see any beings in your experience? I actually saw them
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Yes At the end of the tunnel there was a man, and I describe him, like the photos you see of Jesus, nowadays, it was just like him. And I felt like I knew him, I wasn't afraid and He spoke to me, I never said anything.
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 I saw a bright light at the end of the tunnel.
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Peace, silence, no pain, happy.
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
The experience included: Vision of the future
Did scenes from the future come to you? Scenes from the world's future Very clear and I could feel the pain and agony too.
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? Uncertain I was said a lot of different things in church and for what happened don't know. I have to figure this out with my religion.
What is your religion now? Moderate
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Uncertain I was said a lot of different things in church and for what happened don't know. I have to figure this out with my religion.
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? Uncertain Don't understand well the question.
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 I think so because I can sense things and I am afraid of talking about this because people would say I'm crazy.
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? Yes, when he said it was not your time I knew it wasn't time for me to die at that time because when I woke up from the coma I had no recollection at all in what had happen to.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Uncertain
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? No
What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was definitely real Because I felt it was real, I kind of know this really happened.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real Because I felt it was real everything was so clear.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No
Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? Yes, I am very sensitive, it's like I have a six sense and I can see and speak to dead people. I have done this after my experience.
Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? Can't think of any.