I was working at night, was not used to have dinner. As it was the anniversary of my brother I went for dinner to my mother's place, was eating well and had fun. An evening not as usual, special, as viewed later on. After this, after dinner I went to pick up a workmate, there was a bit snow falling, that was beautiful and magic. At work as usual, while working, I'm joking with the employees; I'm working at a hospital and clean the house, but I love my job and have fun with everybody. But we are very busy, it's 5:00 in the morning, exhausted of the night, as we had been reduced, not enough people, and a colleague has to leave. I have still two rooms to clean, one far away, even isolated and the other one is the room where patients are waiting to see the doctor. I'm starting with this one, I'm entering it and it is as if the light went off.This was told me afterwards, as I don't remember; they found me on the floor spread out in the form of a star, and I had emptied myself. A nurse touched me and it was there that I had my last breath. They massaged me, shocked me, and I got a slight pulse, I was intubated, was in catheterization laboratory, they wanted to unblock me, but I had another attack. They stopped, I had 4 blocked arteries, got unblocked two of them. They didn't think that I would be coming back, on the paper the diagnose was sudden death and the main diagnose sudden death, I went to intensive care, was in a coma for 9 days and I came back and show nothing on my heart, nothing shows of that night.I saw myself in an igloo, in a pyramid and saw deceased people, and today I'm here and am writing to you; after this I went to intensive care services to ask them why this igloo and pyramid. They told me that maybe when they put a cover on me to preserve my organs and / or when they started to warm up my body again.
Date NDE Occurred: 25/02/2011
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? No. Heart attack. Clinical death (cessation of breathing or heart function or brain function)
How do you consider the content of your experience? Both pleasant AND distressing
Did you feel separated from your body? No
I lost awareness of my body
How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal everyday consciousness and alertness? Normal consciousness and alertness It was as if I was dreaming.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? In the igloo and pyramid and when I saw the deceased person.
Were your thoughts speeded up? No
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning
Time didn't count.
Were your senses more vivid than usual? No
Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. Well-being when I was with the deceased persons.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. A sound that came to get me, that was getting my attention and got me out of the coma.
Did you seem to be aware of things going on elsewhere? No
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No
The experience included: Presence of deceased persons
Did you see any beings in your experience? I actually saw them
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Yes My grandfather who died.
Did you see, or feel surrounded by, a brilliant light? No
Did you see an unearthly light? No
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm At the beginning it was like a nightmare, but after the pyramid it was a well-being, no pain anymore, no suffering.
The experience included: Hellish imagery
What emotions did you feel during the experience? In the igloo, there was extreme cold and the pyramid was as if I was burning, but with the deceased persons, I had a feeling of well-being.
Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? Relief or calmness
Did you have a feeling of joy? Happiness
Did you feel a sense of harmony or unity with the universe? I felt no longer in conflict with nature
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? No
The experience included: Life review
Did scenes from your past come back to you? My past flashed before me, out of my control When I was in the igloo, as if I was struggling for what I already had experienced and that I had to break ice blocks in order to breathe, I only saw my body; I never saw my face.
Did scenes from the future come to you? No
Did you come to a border or point of no return? I came to a definite conscious decision to return to life When I was talking to my grandfather, he made me decide either to stay with them or to come back.
God, Spiritual and Religion:
What importance did you place on your religious/spiritual life prior to your experience? Greatly important to me
What was your religion prior to your experience? Christian- Catholic
Have your religious practices changed since your experience? No
What importance do you place on your religious/spiritual life after your experience? Greatly important to me
What is your religion now? Christian- Catholic
Did your experience include features consistent with your earthly beliefs? Content that was entirely consistent with the beliefs you had at the time of your experience I knew already, and this was confirmed for me, that there is a continuation even after death.
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes Every moment is important and I don't know what could happen tomorrow or this evening or even now.
Did you seem to encounter a mystical being or presence, or hear an unidentifiable voice? I encountered a definite being, or a voice clearly of mystical or unearthly origin Just before waking, I heard a sound that got my attention.
Did you see deceased or religious spirits? I actually saw them
Did you encounter or become aware of any beings who previously lived on earth who are described by name in religions (for example: Jesus, Muhammad, Buddha, etc.)? No
During your experience, did you gain information about premortal existence? No
During your experience, did you gain information about universal connection or oneness? Yes For myself I now know that you are not dying alone, there are persons coming for us and going with us.
Did you believe in the existence of God prior to your experience? God definitely exists
During your experience, did you gain information about the existence of God? No
Do you believe in the existence of God after your experience? God definitely exists
Concerning our Earthly lives other than Religion:
During your experience, did you gain special knowledge or information about your purpose? Yes A need to help people who hurt; I need to help people who have pain, for example.
Did you believe that our earthly lives are meaningful and significant prior to your experience? Are probably meaningful and significant
During your experience, did you gain information about the meaning of life? No
Did you believe in an afterlife prior to your experience? An afterlife definitely exists
Do you believe in an afterlife after your experience? An afterlife definitely exists No
Did you fear death prior to your experience? I greatly feared death
Do you fear death after your experience? I slightly fear death
Were you fearful living your life prior to your experience? Slightly fearful in living my earthly life
Were you fearful living your life after your experience? Not fearful in living my earthly life
Did you believe that our earthly lives are meaningful and significant after your experience? Are meaningful and significant
Did you gain information about how to live our lives? No
During your experience, did you gain information about life's difficulties, challenges and hardships? Yes As if you are reliving the marking events, and when you return to life, as if you had to do a cleaning, in order not to have difficulties when you set off again.
Were you compassionate prior to your experience? Slightly compassionate toward others
During your experience, did you gain information about love? Yes In front of the persons that have died already and who, where with me, it is a pure love.
Were you compassionate after your experience? Greatly compassionate toward others
What life changes occurred in your life after your experience? Large changes in my life I'm calmer and I have less fear now, I can say no.
Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? Yes I know better what I want to enter my life, more harmony, and more happiness. I know better what I wish, and think more about me, my priorities are my daughter.
After the NDE:
Was the experience difficult to express in words? Uncertain I don't remember, anymore, what we discussed with the deceased person, but I remember he was making me deciding to stay with them or to go.
How accurately do you remember the experience in comparison to other life events that occurred around the time of the experience? I remember the experience as accurately as other life events that occurred around the time of the experience. There are things that I don't remember anymore or this had been like erased from my memory, events of my past life.
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? It is a unique experience, and having another chance to change everything for the better; I think more to keep negative people away from me.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Uncertain At the beginning, it is as if you want to keep it for yourself, and little by little, you can tell it, as you yourself are looking for answers; it is almost unbelievable for yourself having experienced this experience.
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? No
What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was definitely real For me I wasn't dead, I was alive and didn't understand what happened.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real I realize more what happened and turn the page of my past.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No
Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? It's a unique experience, you feel nothing bad and a total well-being when you are with beings that have gone already to the other side, and in a certain sense, you are never dead, only different.
Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? No, it is complete and is doing good, thank you for reading this, have a nice day.
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