I was laying in bed very ill with Graves, (hyperthyroid) just about to fall asleep. Before I fell asleep, I thought to myself that I can't live like this anymore and I didn't want to live.
Just then, I was hovering over my body, looking at myself and the the way I was laying in my bed. The thing that most interested me was the fact that I felt a wonderful feeling of love, no worries, complete happiness. There was no sense of myself as a person, just a feeling of love.
It seemed to last on a few seconds and then I was back in my body, I didn't want to go back but something made up my mind for me to go back. I opened my eyes and thought that was very strange thing that just happened.
I have had other things happen, like dreaming of something or someone and it happens. Sometimes it's weeks or days before I see my dream play itself out in front of me. Or I know things others are thinking, know the next song on the radio, feel someone driving in my car and seeing them a few moments later.
As I get older though some of these things have decreased.
What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience? Just went to bed. Sleepy
Was the experience dream like in any way? No
Did you experience a separation of consciousness from your body? Yes
Describe your appearance or form apart from your body: Saw myself above my body. Only felt my consciousness
What emotions did you feel during the experience? wonderful and what the heck is going on+
Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later? Uncertain
Describe: I think I was told to go back, or I have to go back now
Did you have any sense of altered space or time? Uncertain
Describe: When I was above my body, time was relevant
Were you involved in or aware of a decision to return to the body? Uncertain
Describe: I think I was told I have to go back
Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience? No
Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience? Yes
Describe: About death, not afraid anymore...
Has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices etc.? Career choices? I seem to be more grounded
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes
Describe: They believed me and asked what happened
What emotions did you experience following your experience? Confused
What was the best and worst part of your experience? Feeling love, going back