Hillary P's Experience

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Experience description:   

There is a lot I now cannot recall but mainly I remember traveling through a tube-like or tunnel thing, and I distinctly remember that there was a song playing over and over and over, but every time it neared the end, it never quite finished, and it would start from the beginning again. I remember thinking that when the song finally finished, I'd be on the other side.

I feel as though it went on like that for at least a dozen times, and when the song's end did play, I felt a sort of jolt, but that's when I had the feeling I was back in the hospital room. I knew I was laying in the bed for a long while afraid to open my eyes. When I did, I knew I was here on earth but it felt very surreal.

I glanced over at the caregiver, who was asleep in a chair, but suddenly awoke and asked if I was OK. It felt exactly as though I had smoked marijuana or something, but of course I had not, it was just a very surreal feeling. All I kept thinking about was that I had been through something life-changing and wonderful and scary all at once. But I knew I was back because many people in my life had been praying for me and it was just not my time to go yet.

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?     Uncertain

was on pain medication but was always alert

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?           Very much alert

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   yes

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

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           Yes, a very eerie song playing over and over and over but I didn't know the song.

Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure?          Yes

Did you see a light?           Uncertain

cant recall

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Uncertain

Just cant recall

Did you experience a review of past events in your life?    No

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

Did you see or visit any beautiful or otherwise distinctive locations, levels or dimensions?            Uncertain

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Yes

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    Yes  Was positive that there is life after death

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? Uncertain

Felt like I fell to the bottom of something after traveling through the tunnel

Did you become aware of future events?       No

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

Not at the time it was happening

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

Feel confident that there is life after death

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       Affected in every way in terms of knowing that we are all here for a purpose...don't let the "small stuff" get to me as much as I used to

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

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes

Shared it with two people...I feel that both people don't believe that it was a NDE. I think they think I was dreaming

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  Can't describe

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      The best - Not afraid of death now.  The worst - uncertain.

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