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Alice's Experience

Experience description:   

I was being prepped for a root canal.  I have high anxiety in regards to anything dental esp. root canal.  I was getting nitrous and about to receive the second Novocain shot when I closed my eyes,  took a deep breath and literally said to myself "just go somewhere else".  Well the next thing I felt was as if I was being sucked out of myself backwards and up. It felt just like a rollercoaster.  I felt giddy and excited and I said to myself, "I'm getting away!"  Of course, I didn't know what was happening, I just thought this is the coolest nitrous trip ever...so not knowing I think, made this even a better experience than if I had realized that I was "out of my body" and I just enjoyed the whole thing.  The first thing I experienced was the reality of consciousness....everywhere!  On every level I saw it.  I felt it and experienced the reality of a caterpillar,  and I was shown that life on any and all levels is equal and the level of awareness in every creature is the same.  Their purpose no less important than ours and just as precious. I then was shown and fully experienced "Creation", in every molecule everywhere and that it never ends, and that we never fully experience and appreciate the miracle of it and the beauty.  I apparently traveled up into "space?" and it was as though I poked my head through some layer of some kind and I could see that there were not just a few dimensions, but that the dimensions went on and on... that there was nothing but creation continuing, never ending.  There is SO MUCH more than we can ever try to imagine.    So then I was in space although I don't recall seeing stars. The place I was in was dark, but there was light (?) It was so absolutely peaceful, I felt safe and I felt like I was where I belonged.  I was blissful and it seemed if I wanted to know anything, I did and on such a level that it is unimaginable to us, and me again, sadly.  I remember turning and seeing the earth and I didn't feel anything but pity for it.  I saw how small our focus is here on earth, how ego and materialism rule us,  and how inwardly we go about things like totally lost souls, not trusting but of course not being allowed to have full knowledge either, for whatever reason. It seemed to me that earth was such a small small place tucked away in a huge universe, just lost in itself,  It is impossible to explain in words, all of it.  Then suddenly, I realized that I would have to go back and I was sad, I did not want to go back to not knowing and  to that reality.  I was thinking that soon the doctor would take me off the nitrous and I would forget all of this so I started making an effort to remember everything that I could.  Then I turned and I saw that I was in the presence of other souls or beings, and they were all bubble shaped or sphere shaped and then I realized that I was as well.  I found this interesting, I was  not at all disturbed because all I felt was peace and all was so well, I was indescribably OK and I probably would have been happy to remain there indefinitely hanging out with these souls. So we were all in this space together  just being until the soul to my right started to flail and became agitated and all of the souls around this one gave  what could be described as a collective "uh, oh!" and It was as if we were all (excuse the term) "flushed" to earth.  I saw that, at least in this instance, that it was an unrest or lack of trust and faith in this soul that sent him on a journey to earth with all those connected to him as well. So that was it, I was flushed (sucked down a kind of tunnel) back to this earthly life. The next thing I knew, I was in the dentist chair being told I was all done!  This was an incredible thing to experience.  I feel blessed and sometimes I think...did that really happen?!  I have absolutely no recollection of my appointment which has never happened.

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?     Uncertain            It happened while on nitrous oxide which I had had plenty of times before.  I didn't truly realize what had happened until a couple of days later after researching nitrous oxide (because the experience just wouldn't leave me) and ending up connecting to this website that I got it.  I knew this experience was completely different and that it had really happened. apparently the nitrous relaxed my body so completely and my desire to be anywhere else culminated to allow me to have this great (real) trip.

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Yes     everything was on such a different level than how we communicate.  it was brilliant, everything, literally and that doesn't even touch it.

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?          No      

Was the experience dream like in any way?   no

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes     sphere shaped

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            giddiness, peace, curiosity

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           no

LOCATION DESCRIPTION:  Did you recognize any familiar locations or any locations from familiar religious teachings or encounter any locations inhabited by incredible or amazing creatures?    No           

Did you see a light?           No      

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Yes     other souls like me, did not feel i knew them, but happy being with them

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? No      

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          No      

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          Uncertain            everything was experienced on such a different level.  awareness was instantaneous.  i did seem to see with eyes,

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   No      

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    Yes     see descript.

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?       No       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    

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       no

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         No      

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     disbelief mostly.  i think if you haven't had an experiece like this it is hard to imagine

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  i was glad for it, i feel grateful

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      it was all good

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       truly can't relate the intensity and the true reality in words