First doctors visit for upper respiratory infection I was given an injection of penicillin and told to come back in three days for booster of same. Second visit I had no visible signs of any reaction to the drug and the nurse injected me in the buttocks with a much larger dose than the first and I immediately turned to say, ‘I can taste that in my mouth.’ She knew me well and told me to quit fooling around and pull my pants up. About the time I got my pants up, I heard a noise, sounded as if coming from the hall a oscillating up and down and increasing in strength, I turned and asked if she could hear that?
Her reply was, ‘what are you talking about? Then a push to my chest, I felt like someone hit me and the nurse knew I was in trouble and helped me to the exam table and I laid on my back, feet were crossed and I remember asking her to uncross my feet. Quickly I imagined I had been given a shot of Polio by accident and I was paralyzed and so afraid. I couldn't grasp what was happening to me and she left to find the doctor. I felt a wave of numbness starting at my toes and finger tips and like neutrally warming water worked straight to my center and I became very accepting of it all and started thinking I no longer will have to eat, sleep, exercise, great peace of mind. Then I felt as if me (spirit me) was outside my body and feeling the walls of the room as skin, no more sensation of my body skin and form. I was very OK with where I was. Next the doctor and nurse return, they filled two separate syringes, pulled my pants down. He injected first a load of adrenalin that instantly raised me off the table. She immediately hit the other hip with an arresting agent and I was back. That's what happened and I look so forward to the day I have my next Birthday
Date NDE Occurred: 1969/1971
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Illness. Allergic reaction see above explanation. Life threatening event, but not clinical death Anaphylaxis, brought on by a second and larger dose of penicillin, injected, 2 days after preliminary smaller injection for upper respiratory infection.
How do you consider the content of your experience? Positive
The experience included: Out of body experience
Did you feel separated from your body? Yes The presence of feeling the walls of the room and my desire to continue beyond the walls, out of my skin, the walls became my skin.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? I remember everything but I don't know if I lost consciousness and the doctor and I had future discussions because of the psychosomatic, involuntary numbness episodes for the year after. He and the nurse have long been gone so I can't discuss. I'm sixty-seven he and the nurse were probably seventy when the event took place.
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning
Feeling the edges of the room while still on the table.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. I have heard it referred to as tinnitus, a loud up and down volume like holding a long sheet of thin steel at each end and shaking it to make noise.
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? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm Super sensitive, all the congestion that had brought me to the doctor gone. My thought process was extremely fast and clear so I could process everything once the numbness took over and the calm set in.
The experience included: Strong emotional tone
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Once the calm set in, I did not want to return to my body.
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about the universe I think so, I remember knowing that I no longer would have eat, sleep work or exercise, and that I could travel by thought and that's what got me to the walls.
The experience included: Life review
Did scenes from your past come back to you? My past flashed before me, out of my control I was very in touch with my being out of my body (skin) and free to go with my thoughts and the walls were the only obstacle and I was ready to go beyond and was aware of the feelings and thoughts and not at the table where my body was laying. Everything was present, I wasn't looking back or around I was seeing all at once.
The experience included: Vision of the future
Did scenes from the future come to you? No
The experience included: Boundary
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? Yes The walls.
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 I love every day but you don't grow old without pain.
After the NDE:
Was the experience difficult to express in words? No Very easy to communicate because it made such an impression in my mind to a point that for a year or more I would go into the same state of shock when I heard certain sounds and harmonics. Jets passing overhead would vibrate between buildings in San Francisco and my brain and ears would pick up before I did and I would start getting numb and light headed, have to sit down wait for vibrating sound to go away.
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 initial fear of not knowing what was happening and knowing the nurse didn't know. The best was the calmness that eventually set in and I knew nothing would change except the body would be gone.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes Most people I know are way too smart to have Faith or believe that there is anything more than this life, they don't believe in GOD or Jesus Christ, they don't even think a man called Jesus walked on the earth, so it doesn't get much play, that's why I filled out this questionnaire.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? Yes Harmonic sounds would set me into a state of shock, took well over a year to deal with that.
Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? I found this website looking for a book to help me self-induce the Out OF Body experience, I knew Scientist at Lockheed Missiles and Space Company that would meet monthly for that purpose so I'm looking.