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Dolores M's Experience

Experience description:   

It was at night.  I was watching TV, and I assume I was falling sleep.  Suddenly, I felt this energy, force (hard to explain) and I felt I started coming of my body (like I was coming out of a frame or mold). It was like some substance or my body was like an energy or matter that was coming out.  I started coming out beginning from my feet and then my whole body was out and I saw a light and was felt this incredible speed and saw I was passing Dumbarton bridge, then after passing Dumbarton, I went through a tunnel and to out of space-everything I saw and traveled was so incredible fast and bright-confusing, frightening (hard to explain), but I thought I was in outer space.  I got so frightened and do not how or do not remember I came back to my body.  I steel feel the sensation of coming back-it was like coming back to a mold or frame like feeling a mold with plaster (some kind of matter).  The same how I left my body I came back.  It was my foot first and then the rest of my body

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?   No   

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words?   Yes    How I came out of my body, the tunnel, light, speed, and specially the sensation how to came back into my body (It was like come out of a mold and coming back to a mold)

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?   I thought I was awake, but I could have been falling sleep

Was the experience dream like in any way?   Yes-like any other

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?   Uncertain  

What emotions did you feel during the experience?    fear, could not believe what happened, joy, amazed, confused

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?    No

Did you recognize any familiar locations or any locations from familiar religious teachings or encounter any locations inhabited by incredible or amazing creatures?    Uncertain    I do not know, but I clearly recall I saw like other planet or outer space like

Did you see a light?    Yes    It was like alight guiding trough what and how I traveled

Did you meet or see any other beings?    Uncertain    I cannot recall now

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 have any sense of altered space or time?    Yes    I cannot explain in detail- but I think I do- I have been suffering from anxiety and panic attack soon after this experience-  I never related the anxiety to the experience I had,  I thought that my anxiety was cause by life, work, etc..        

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?    Uncertain   

Did you become aware of future events?    No   

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?    Uncertain    Confusion and fear        

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Uncertain    I am more aware of life, the world, the universe, cautious and fearful

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?    I am more conscious

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?   Uncertain    I do not know if it affected my life.  I often think that I did in an subconscious way that I may or nor be aware

Have you shared this experience with others?    Yes    Only once to a friend.  my friend was amazed.

I recall telling my husband, but he did not pay attention.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?   The best was how I felt coming back to my body.  The worst was the feeling of the speed traveling through the tunnel

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?    I kind of did not think for a long time, but lately I am thinking a lot and would love to have the experience again and be more prepared and to obtain any beneficial knowledge

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?    Uncertain     Hope so.  Hope I explained well