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Harriet L's Experience

Experience description:   

I had gone to bed for the night I remember laying on my back and how exhausted I felt but how relaxed I felted also I remember being half awake and half asleep and my breathing was delayed and I remember getting up out of my body and when I did  the heels of my feet cause cramping in my calf muscles I remember turning around and seeing myself lying there and a white light all around me I remember touching my dresser the white light only outlined my body I could see though the outline I lift my arm and the light went into kitchen. I thinking this whole time have died. I rushed to get back in my body I got back in the same way I got out I could feel my heels in my calves as I got back in I had the cramping in my calves. As soon as I got back in I stay up all night it really scared me. It has tried to happen several times to me since then, But when I have that feeling of being relaxed and the breathing thing. I get up

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?           I was very conscious and alert no difference than being awake

Was the experience dream like in any way?   No was aware of every second. I though I died

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     No response            Yes, White glowing light outlined me I lifted my arm the light seemed to travel

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Very scared, thinking I died.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           No I heard nothing.

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       Yes     I just remember getting back in quickly

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     I realize I am just a very small part of this.

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       Yes

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

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     I shared this with somebody of faith Just trying to find answers. There reactions were here's the bible. Bad mistake,

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  Just scared.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Worst thinking I had died, best knowing I didn't

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?        No

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