Experience Description

I remember flying out of my bedroom window. My mum told me that I fell, hitting my head on the rose bed and my body on concrete. I don't remember going to hospital, but I remember that I was looking down at myself. The room was lemon yellow; a chair was at the bottom right of the room. My bed was near the door to the left, I was looking at me from the top left corner of the room, ceiling height. I remember vividly that there was a toy monkey with plastic facial features, looked realistic and scary, but I have no phobia of monkeys to date. I recall looking down at my physical body, motionless in bed and stare at myself for at least two minutes or so. Then shortly afterwards my eyes opened and I looked around the room and everything was exactly the same. I didn't feel anything weird, I didn't feel scared, I was little and unsure what to make of it. I have told anyone about this apart from my husband.

I had a few nightmares a year after the event, but that was due to me sneakily watching a Tarzan film that had natives with scary masks, and imagined I saw a skull with spikes in the corner of my bedroom and believing that it was pulling my bedcovers. I screamed and ran to mum and dad’s bed. I don't know if that is relevant.

Background Information:

Gender: Female

Date NDE Occurred: 1969

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? No Accident. Jumped out of the window thinking I was Batman I think I was in a coma.

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 I feel that my outer body was a little older than my body lying in bed, certainly not the same age.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? I was completely out of it, in a coma state.

Did time seem to speed up or slow down? No

Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. No noises. It was deathly quiet and surreal.

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? No

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience? I was not awake, but in my virtual world it was very vivid and I felt strong and in control.

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? Scenes from the world's future I have felt that trusting your instincts has helped me avoid situations that could have put me in a fatal situation.

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

God, Spiritual and Religion:

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes Always to keep an open mind to everything that is around you, even the unexplained.

Concerning our Earthly lives other than Religion:

After the NDE:

Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Uncertain Only to trust your instincts.

Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? I felt weird looking down at myself and not understanding the situation.

Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes My Husband and daughter. My Husband believes in this type of thing, my daughter however isn't so much and brushes it aside.

At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? Yes 1987 Zeebrugge Ferry Disaster, my husband and I were meant to be on this ship that day it went down, but my husband’s grandfather passed away and we didn't go.

Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? I don't think I would be scared if it happened again.

Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? You could double up some of the questions. It does seem to be a little long winded! Apart from that, you have got it all covered.