Daisy M's NDE
I was in a coma for almost 2 days. My feeling now is that my NDE happened before my husband came and if he had not come, I might not be here today. I remember floating above watching paddles being used on my chest, and watching the doctors reading the EKG machine from above. I remember nurses doing "things" to me but I also saw the tunnel with the light and who should appear from it but my brother and sister whom I loved dearly and had lost in 1970. They were so happy to see me, and I them. I had been dreaming about them constantly for years (my sister had been killed in a car/train wreck and my brother died of cancer 6 months later and I missed them terribly). We hugged and were holding hands and they were begging me to come with them.
I started to go with them and then something stopped me (my husband?) and I told them I couldn't go because I had a baby (1 year old), a son (9 years old) and my husband and I wasn't ready to leave them. They were sad but said of course I had to stay but they wouldn't be able to come to me anymore. I have never had a dream about them since but I do believe my brother is "living" with us as I see his image from time to time. I get goosebumps and teary every time I recall this incident but also treasure it because I know they are together. I lost my father in 1999 and my mother in 2001. I never dream about my father (?) but often about my mother and she tells me my brother and sister are now with her. This gives me great warmth.
mother passed though, maybe 5 years ago on our wedding anniversary my husband
and I were at odds but in the kitchen together preparing our celebration dinner,
he at the sink with his back to me and me faced the other direction at the
stove) when, at the same time (we found out later) we both felt someone tap us
on the shoulder - and it was a definite tap with pressure. I turned to see if
he was behind me but he was at the sink (he didn't react because he knew if he
turned around I would be there and he wasn't talking to me!!!) I feel that was
either my sister or brother telling us to straighten up! About a year after
that I was sitting at the computer and my husband was behind me when I felt
another tap and turned to see what he was doing - he was no where in sight but
almost immediately after (maybe 1 minute) he called from the bathroom asking me
why I was coming into the bedroom when I was supposed to be looking something up
on the computer. He STILL isn't a believer.
Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience? No
Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Yes
Because it was so real and I realized later it was my husband caressing me that actually "brought" me and my thoughts back.
At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event? Yes
I had gone into cardiac arrest from a surgeon sending an air bubble to my heart.
What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience? I still vividly remember it.
Was the experience dream like in any way? Yes
Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body? Yes
This is explained above. I was above my body watching things being done to me.
Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises? no
Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure? No response
Describe: I didn't go all of the way through but went into it - there were definite "walls"
Did you see a light? Yes, a bright sunlight - very warm
Did you meet or see any other beings? Yes, Described above
Did you experience a review of past events in your life? No
Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later? No
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? Yes, Altered space - the "tunnel"
Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose? No
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? No
Did you become aware of future events? No
Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body? Yes
Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience? No
Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience? Yes
If it's not a life or death situation, it's just not worth getting angry or upset.
How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices? I think I'm a more loving, caring, giving, thankful person. I'm more willing to say yes than no.
Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience? No
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes
Some told me of their feelings and were glad they had found someone they could talk to without feeling weird.
What was the best and worst part of your experience? best part - seeing my sister and brother worst - not getting to "see" (dream about them) anymore.
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? Yes