I grew up in
Then all went black again. I then remember going in and out of
consciousness on the way to the hospital.
Any associated medications or substances with the
potential to affect the experience: No
Was the experience difficult to express in words? No
At the time of the experience, was there an
associated life threatening event? Yes
was a street-fight in a bowling alley game room. My head was between a
steel-toed boot and a brick wall. I think it qualifies as life-threatening.
What was your level of consciousness and alertness
during the experience?
Was the experience dream like in any way? No,
I don't think so. I have had some pretty realistic dreams in my time though.
Did you experience a separation of consciousness
from your body?
Describe your appearance or form apart from your
see above. That pretty much explains it.
What emotions did you feel during the experience? No
emotions. Total neutrality.
Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises? No.
If there were sounds, then they were muffled and were almost inaudible.
Did you pass into or through a tunnel or
Did you see a light? No
Did you meet or see any other beings? No
Did you experience a review of past events in your
Did you observe or hear anything regarding people
or events during your experience that could be verified later? Yes
the bigger kid pulled the other kid off of me while I was "K.O.".
Did you see or visit any beautiful or otherwise
distinctive locations, levels or dimensions? No
Did you have any sense of altered space or time? Uncertain
You know, I was thirteen at the time...
something was certainly
different, but whether or not it had to do with time or space... I just don't
Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge,
universal order and/or purpose? No
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical
Did you become aware of future events? No
Were you involved in or aware of a decision to
return to the body?
Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other
special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience?
Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs
following the experience?
then, I am no longer afraid to die...
Has the experience affected your relationships?
Daily life? Religious
practices etc.? Career choices? If
it affected me in anyway back then, I don't remember it now. The experience
however, I'll never forget.
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes
They just say things like "cool"
and "that's weird!".
or not they take it seriously is not a concern to me.
What emotions did you experience following your
What was the best and worst part of your
The best: I wasn't scared anymore. The
worst: the blackness surrounding me (thinking about it after the fact) was an
uncomfortable thought. I think now that it was most likely because I was looking
through the wall and perhaps there was just nothing to see in the stone behind
me. Still an odd feeling though.
Is there anything else you would like to add
concerning the experience?