Joyce G's Experience

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Experience description:   

I was sleeping normally.  I remember getting the feeling that I was being lifted up and floating towards a nearby door.  At the time I felt as if someone (or more than one) was moving me out of the room.  I floated about 6 feet above the bed where my husband was sleeping.  I became frightened when I felt that I was close to the door and the experience stopped. I awoke briefly, but went back to sleep and slept through the night.  When I awoke in the morning, the memory of the experience was very real.  I felt silly about it and didn't mention it to anyone, but I certainly felt as if something had happened in the night, and I still can remember the feeling of floating in the air.

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

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Uncertain, It was very brief and I don't know how to explain it.

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?         

There was nothing going on at the time, but I do have surgery scheduled for the future weeks and I am very unsure of the outcome

What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience?           I was as if in a fog, although it lasted very briefly.

Was the experience dream like in any way?   I could tell it was not the same as a dream.

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

I did not look down to see my body, but felt that I was lighter than my body and able to float.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            I was frightened and afraid to let it go on too long.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           No.

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Uncertain, I felt that there was someone else present, but did not see any beings.

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 notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          No response

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   No

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?             Uncertain, I felt as if I was floating towards a door and I didn't want to go through to the other side.

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

I was afraid to go any further and I suppose that I willed myself back to my body.

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         Uncertain, It has been too soon to tell.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   No

Have you shared this experience with others?         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