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Edward D's Experience

Experience description:   

I started Sunday night to experience gripping abdominal pains. Felt normal little hot rush that soon became very intense heat. I realized something new and serious was happening. I called my wife Patty and sais watch me as I fell into the bed.

Patty asked if she should call 911 and I said yes as, by this time I was profusely sweating and In a great deal of pain in the abdomen stomach and back.

Shortly after that I was in the worst pain I have ever experienced and tense in my muscles. The tenseness in the muscles put my back in spasm and suddenly I was floating in the air looking at blue sky and whiffs of clouds. I was pain free floating in the sky while my wife talked on 911 and asking me not to go to sleep. I heard her words and responses while on the phone. but I was somewhere in the sky floating. I gathered enough consciousness to tell her I loved her and then prayed for forgiveness. And the pain came and It was as intense as before, before a policeman showed.

After about 10-15 minutes more the ambulance came. In the ambulance I experienced the exact same experience as before, Peace, pain free, and, floating in the sky somewhere. By the way it was  well after sunset. And a third same exact experience where I could hear the 911 people as they asked me questions and messed with their equipment. ?????

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?          Uncertain            Just don't know how bad I was

What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience?           seemed dislocated could hear and respond in most cases.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   The floating and feeling of peace. I saw an early day sky with clouds while in an ambulance and My own bed so yes very much dreamlike but more real on two levels

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes     I could did even try to do anything but look straight at the sky light blue and clear mostly

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Complete and total relaxing and at peace, the best emotional state I have ever felt

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           just normal 911 workers doing their thing

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?           No      

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? Uncertain     

I tried to see if I could see my mother and brother who died a few years ago

But just blue sky. That was the third, and hoped for, same experience to see if I could stay. But I was alone

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Uncertain      I talked with my wife after and we exchanged notes on our own memories of the event

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          Yes            eyes were seeing things that weren't there. [sky blue and clouds] while I could hear people talking I felt nothing not even the gurney they use which was hard.

But only during the experiences

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Uncertain      I knew I was hallucinating with the event but I felt no concept of time

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    No      

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?       Uncertain      I liked where I was in that state, I wanted that to stay. I had no thoughts of my wife or kids or wanting to come back.

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     less fearful of death and a more belief in the God idea.

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       less tolerant of the racist friends here in the south

increased talking with Jesus

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

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     I think skeptical but polite because they weren't there, and My simple mind can't possibly explain what that was I experienced.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  more just feelings of wonder as to what I experienced and why.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      best part was content relaxation and pain free,  worst was when people would make me talk to them and I had to come back to the pain.

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