I WAS VERY TIRED AS I WAS BREAST FEEDING MY 2 MONTH OLD BABY AND HAD MY 11 YEAR OLD IN BED WITH ME ALSO AS HE FEELS LEFT OUT AND WANTED TO SLEEP IN THE BABY'S ROOM WITH ME. I HAVE A BED IN THE NURSERY.
I FEEL ASLEEP FEEDING MY BABY AND THEN I REALIZED I WAS LOOKING DOWN ON MY BED WHERE I COULD SEE US I WAS FLOATING ON MY BACK IN THE TOP CORNER OF THE ROOM. I PANICKED BECAUSE I HAVE HEARD OF THIS STUFF BUT NOT REALLY UNDERSTOOD IT. ALL I WANTED TO DO WAS GO BACK AND WAKE UP BUT INSTEAD GLIDED THROUGH SOME STREET REALLY FAST IT WAS ALL IN COLOR I ALWAYS DREAM IN COLOR. THERE WAS ALL THESE OLD WHITE BUILDINGS BUT NO PEOPLE ANYWHERE.
I WAS TRYING SO HARD TO WAKE UP BUT I COULDN'T I WAS TERRIFIED. THE I ENTERED THIS WHITE ROOM WHERE I WAS GREETED BY SOME SORT OF PRIEST WITH A HUGE BIRTH MARK ON HIS FACE. IT SEEMED LIKE SOME CHURCH SO I CROSSED MYSELF AS WE DO IN MY RELIGION WHEN YOU ENTER A CHURCH AND THIS PERSON SAID TO ME "ORTHODOX ARE YOU?" I THINK I JUST NODDED. HE SAID "THAT'S ALRIGHT" AND HE GUIDED ME IN. I AM PRETTY SURE I WAS STILL HOLDING MY BABY AND I WAS HANGING REAL TIGHT. THEN I DON'T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED BUT I STARTED TO WAKE HALF ASLEEP I FELT PRESSURE ON MY FEET LIKE SOMEONE WAS HOLDING THEM DOWN AND I WAS TRYING TO MOVE BUT I COULDN'T. I LOOKED AT THE END OF THE BED TO SEE WHAT IT WAS. THERE WAS A DARK FIGURE THERE AND I FELT THAT THEY WERE THERE. THEN WHEN I WOKE THERE WAS NO-ONE THERE. I PUT MY BABY DOWN IN THE COT AND WAS SO SHAKEN UP.
THEN IN THE MORNING MY 11 YEAR OLD SON WAKES UP AND SAYS TO ME "MAMA I HAD A NIGHTMARE THAT I DROPPED THE BABY AND HIS SPINE WENT THROUGH HIS NECK" I TOLD HIM DON'T NEVER REPEAT THAT AND NOT TO THINK ABOUT IT AND THAT IT WAS JUST HIS MIND REMINDING HIM ABOUT BEING CAREFUL HOLDING HIS BROTHER.
THROUGHOUT MY LIFE I HAVE HAD EXPERIENCED THINGS LIKE I KNOW WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN OR BE SAID. I ALWAYS THOUGHT IT WAS GUESSING RIGHT.
TO BELIEVE THERE MUST BE SOMETHING WHEN I TOLD MY SISTER THAT I FELT LIKE I WAS
GOING TO HAVE A CAR ACCIDENT. 2 WEEKS LATER I WAS DRIVING TO HER PLACE AND THIS
MOTOR CYCLE ROARED PAST ME AND WHEN I LOOKED OVER AT HIM AN IMAGE FLASHED
BEFORE MY EYES OF HIM COMING OFF THE BIKE AND LYING ON THE GROUND. 5 MINUTES
LATER I ARRIVED AT MY SISTERS PLACE AND AS I WAS TURNING IN HER DRIVEWAY THIS
SAME MOTOR BIKE TRIED TO OVERTAKE NOT REALIZING THAT I WAS TURNING AND HIT MY
CAR AND JUST AS I SAW EARLY HE CAME OFF THE BIKE. THE IMAGE WAS EXACTLY THE
SAME. HE WAS BEING CHASED BY THE COPS. THIS HAPPENED ABOUT 3 YEARS AGO.
Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience? No
Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? No
At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event? No
What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience? ASLEEP
Was the experience dream like in any way? I FELT WIDE AWAKE WHILE IT WAS HAPPENING IT WAS VERY CONFUSING BECAUSE I WAS SO SCARED.
Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body? Uncertain
I PRETTY SURE BECAUSE I SAW MY BODY
What emotions did you feel during the experience? TERRIFIED LOST LOOKING FOR GUIDENCE BUT WAS RELAXED WHEN THE PRIEST LIKE PERSON WAS TALKING TO ME BUT STILL WANTED TO WAKE UP MY CONCERN WAS THAT I WAS HOLDING MY BABY
Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises? NO MOT THAT I RECALL
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? Uncertain, THE WHITE ROOM MAY HAVE BEEN HEAVEN?
Did you see a light? Yes
THE ROOM WAS VERY BRIGHT LIGHT LIKE I WAS INSIDE A LIGHT BULB VERY WHITE AND BRIGHT LIKE A LIGHT
Did you meet or see any other beings? Yes
PRIEST LIKE DRESSED IN BLACK & WHITE. ASKED IF I WAS ORTHODOX AND SAID THAT WAS ALRIGHT. LIKE HE APPROVED.
Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? No
NO WAY. I JUST FELL ASLEEP AND IT HAPPENED.
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? No
Did you have any sense of altered space or time? Uncertain, IT SEEMED TO GO VERY FAST
Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose? No
Did you become aware of future events? No
Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body? Uncertain, THE WHOLE TIME I WAS TRYING SO HARD TO COME BACK BUT HAD NO CONTROL
Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience? Yes
UNEXPLAINED THINGS HAVE HAPPENED SOMETIMES I JUST KNOW THINGS
Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience? Uncertain
JUST VERY CONFUSED
How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices? PREOCCUPIED MY THOUGHTS I SHOULD BE DOING WORK ON THE COMPUTER FOR MY HUSBAND BUT INSTEAD I AM ANSWERING THIS QUESTIONNAIRE. I USE TO WEAR A CROSS EVERY DAY BUT WITH A BABY I HAVRE NOT BEEN WEARING ANY JEWELRY. NOW I HAVE PUT MY CROSS ON AND DON'T TAKE IT OFF
Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience? Uncertain
SCARED TO GO TO SLEEP
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes
I TOLD MY HUSBAND BECAUSE I WAS SO SCARED AND MY SISTER WHO I AM VERY CLOSE TO. MY HUSBAND JUST THINKS BECAUSE SO MUCH IS HAPPENING IN MY LIFE AT THE MOMENT MY MIND IS ACTIVE. MY SISTER WAS FREAKED OUT BECAUSE SHE BELIEVES THERE IS SOMETHING THERE AND FROM OTHER EXPERIENCE GROWING UP
What emotions did you experience following your experience? WAS VERY SCARED CONCERNED ABOUT MY BABY BECAUSE I WAS HOLDING HIM AT THE TIME
What was the best and worst part of your experience? BEST WAS TAKING TO THE PRIEST LIKE PERSON HE CALMED ME A LITTLE WORST WAS THE FEELING OF SOMEONE HOLDING MY FEET DOWN ALSO REALIZING I WAS OUT OF MY BODY
Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience? I WORRY EVERY TIME I GO TO SLEEP I AM VERY SCARED
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