Kim R's Experience

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Experience description:   

I was lying on my grandmothers couch...i felt my arms and legs getting heavy i was very relaxed... I remember feeling a sense of weightlessness... and then I was over myself...looking at the ceiling and I could not swallow at all...i then thought oh my god i am not breathing...when i tried to breathe the air was so strong.. it burnt my nostrils....i dropped back into myself...i could feel my arms flow back in starting at my shoulders rolling down into my if i was being poured back in... the same happened w/my legs and toes... i was very lethargic and numb... it took me a while to move after the experience...i was scared but also very confused...i didn't talk about it until about 2 yrs later w/my boyfriend

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 feeling like i could see and hear and smell...the air was strong... it burnt my my sense of smell was extremely heightened... but my body was numb

Was the experience dream like in any way?   no

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            i got scared

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           no sounds

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          i could not feel my body but all other senses maybe not hearing as much but definitely sight and smell

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

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?   

i felt like i was laying down for a short period of time...but it was more like hours

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?      

i think that when i took in that deep breath it scared me...which in turn caused me to return

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         Yes

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Uncertain

yes, but I did not directly relate my change in beliefs to the experience

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

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes

my mother thought that I could die during another experience she was boyfriend at the time said that he too had similar which made me feel good

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  scared... weirder out...and wonderful at the same time

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      the feeling of being weightless and more vivid...I really hurt my nose...the air was almost sharp

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?        I have had other experiences...but they have been scary...

Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?               Yes