Carlene W's NDE
found out, the doctors tried everything but it wasn't till my daughters were
allowed in my room, did I come out of the coma.
Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience? No
Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Yes
At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event? Yes
encephalitis, did die for a while
What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience? pretty high. Time was different, it seemed like a long time but it wasn't
Was the experience dream like in any way? seemed to real to be a dream...it was real
Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body? Yes
Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises? not that I can recall...saw my parents, children crying, and around me
Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure? Yes
Describe: Tunnel of light with some darkness in the middle..
Did you see a light? Yes, bright, golden light
Did you meet or see any other beings? Yes, an angel I think. Asked about my daughter, grandmother and saw them. Then I saw a friend. They were okay, didn't have to worry about them
Did you experience a review of past events in your life? Yes
Some things, never take my daughters that I have for granted. Quit mourning my oldest daughter, and do my best for my daughters, that survived.
Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later? Yes, My daughter were allowed to see me, they brought me back
Did you see or visit any beautiful or otherwise distinctive locations, levels or dimensions? Yes, indescribable
Did you have any sense of altered space or time? Yes, Time seemed to go slower than normal.
Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose? Yes, I am not afraid of dying, know my loved ones are okay.
Did you become aware of future events? Uncertain
Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body? Yes
peaceful, but confused....wanted to stay and experience the peacefulness yet I wanted to be with my boyfriend and family. They needed me to stay, how could I ask my mother to go through that pain of loss; I am the only daughter. I also remembered how I felt when I had to bury my daughter, there is no loss like that and it is hard to bounce back from.
Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience? Uncertain
Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience? Yes
I did believe in God, but now I know there is a heaven. When someone dies, I know they can see me and be with me for they are only in a different dimension.
How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices? Closer to my family; especially my daughters.
Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience? Uncertain
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes, Some people close to me. I hope I influenced them.
What emotions did you experience following your experience? peacefulness, serenity, love, and a feeling of being torn between two worlds.
What was the best and worst part of your experience? The best is that I no longer mourned for my daughter, I knew she was in heaven with my grandmother. I wanted to live and to do that I had to give up that sense of peace.
anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?
Wish I could
get hypnotized to bring back more of what I felt when this happened.
Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience? No
Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? No, Was accurate, but not comprehensive
Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire. This is a rather thorough questionnaire...impressed