Geary S NDE
found myself leaving my body and floating up to the ceiling area of the room in
which the medical personnel were working on me. As I floated up to the ceiling
area, I was watching the medical team working to place a tube down my throat so
they could pump my stomach. It seemed that I watched them for a length of time
in which they were talking back and forth with each other and working on me at
the same time. I seemed to float over the wall to above the hallway just outside
the door to the room that I was in. I remember seeing a nurse standing in the
hallway, right below me and she was writing something on a small tablet. When
she finished writing, she slipped the tablet and the pen into one of the pockets
of her uniform. The pocket was located on the skirt portion of her uniform,
about an arms length down. It seems that I began to float back into the room
again as the nurse walked through the door. I remember seeing a flash of light
and the next thing I was aware of was my parents standing over me in a hospital
room. The Army had contacted my parents and had notified them of the event of
the overdose. My parents told me later that they were told that they could not
be assured that I would be alive or dead when they arrived from Oklahoma.
Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? No
At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event? Yes I had overdosed on sleeping pills
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? While I was watching the activities of the medical team working on my body below me on the bed.
How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal every day consciousness and alertness? More consciousness and alertness than normal
If your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience was different from your normal every day consciousness and alertness, please explain: While I was watching the activities of the medical team working on my body below me on the bed.
Did your vision differ in any way from your normal, everyday vision (in any aspect, such as clarity, field of vision, colors, brightness, depth perception degree of solidness/transparency of objects, etc.)? Uncertain Colors seemed to be normal but the white color of the nurses uniform and the doctors coats seemed to stand out to me.
Did your hearing differ in any way from your normal, everyday hearing (in any aspect, such as clarity, ability to recognize source of sound, pitch, loudness, etc.)? No
Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body? Yes
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Acceptance to everything around me.
Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure? No
Did you see a light? Uncertain The only light I remembered was a rapid flash and then just waking up.
Did you meet or see any other beings? No
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? Uncertain I don't remember having a sense of time.
Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose? Yes I understood exactly what was going on in the room...from a medical point of view.
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? No
Did you become aware of future events? No
Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience? Uncertain I have been able to go back into my memory and recall events and places when I was less than two years old. This was verified by my mother.
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes Within three to four years I guess. I don't think they believed me at the time.
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? No
How did you view the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened: Experience was definitely real It was real...I was there and I know what I felt and saw!
Were there one or several parts of the experience especially meaningful or significant to you? Yes, the separation of my soul from my physical body and the peace I felt.
How do you currently view the reality of your experience: Experience was definitely real I have become a believer and I know there is a heaven.
Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience? Uncertain I don't like negative thoughts or actions from other people in my life. I don't care for confrontations...life is too short to put up with it.
Have your religious beliefs/practices changed specifically as a result of your experience? Yes No doubt about the existence of God and Jesus, or the existence of Heaven.
Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience? No
Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience? I know I have no fear of death. In the past nine years I have gone through two heart operations. One for a bypass and the other for a new valve. As everyone in my family was so afraid that I would die, I had no fears at all. They were experiences that I was just going to have to go through to stay vertical and continue being around my loved ones. The other night I had an experience that I still can't tell if it was for real or just a dream. I was laying in bed and was experiencing another heart attack. The pain in my chest was very real at the time. I found myself not getting excited about the situation, you know like I better call 911 or something. I just laid there and folded my arms over my chest and thought to myself that if it is time to go then I'm ready. I must have dosed off and gone back to a sound sleep. When the alarm went off, I had no sensation of any chest pain but I did remember the event. The only trouble that I have with it was it real or just a dream. But the fact remains, I was ready for the trip.
Did the questions asked and information you provided so far accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Yes Every word that I have written on this questionnaire is the God honest truth!
Are there any other questions we could ask to help you communicate your experience? It seems pretty complete to me.