Home Page
Share ExperienceOBE Stories
SOBE Stories

Leah's Experience

Experience description:   

After a long day I was happy to retire to cozy bed for a good nights rest. I was alone my husband was on night shift. I was lying on my back covered up (on a cool night) and head resting on my pillow feeling myself falling asleep...then with my eyes closed half into a deep sleep I became alert to the loud sound of a screeching roller coaster. The wheels rattling and roaring sound you hear from a downward fall from a high hill on a wooden roller coaster. Then I lifted my head and looked at my body (with eyes still shut) and thought this is strange. Then I saw two views,  one of my clear blue arm and head rolling to the right out of my body. This view was from above. Then the other view was as I was rolling out my body seeing it from real-time,  in-motion...I noticed my body sleeping with slobber on the side of my mouth (mind you I drool when I am in a deep sleep)... then I find myself floating in the corner of my bedroom. I see my body on the bed realize that I'm not in that body and feel curious as to what is going on. I turn around face the top of my bedroom door and put my hand through the wall look back at my body and the next thing I remember was waking up thinking what in the world just happened.  

* One thing to note that I found interesting was when I saw my clear blue arm and head roll out of my body I noticed I had the outline of a young man's muscular arm. I find it strange because I am a woman. Also the color of my body was a light blue see-through almost like if you look at a clear see-through light blue balloon.

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 alert enough to question what was going on.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   No it felt as real as it feels typing this post.

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

* One thing to note that I found interesting was when I saw my clear blue arm and head roll out of my body I noticed I had the outline of a young mans muscular arm. I find it strange because I am a woman. Also the color of my body was a light blue see-through almost like if you look at a clear see-through light blue balloon.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            I was questioning my feelings were of curiosity.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           After I was out of my body ... no, no sounds no fears, just full of curiosity.

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?            Yes     I saw my body, bedroom, ceiling.

Did you see a light?           No       No, but I felt very comfortable, safe, light, cloud-like. It was hard to turn around and put my hand through the wall. I had to think about it for it to work.

Did you meet or see any other beings?           No      

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

I just saw my body drooling while sleeping,  then was curious to feel the wall and put my hand trough it.

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          No       No, but I did wake up with drool on my face.

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          Uncertain            I could see with eyes closed, two views while leaving my body. I did not feel the wall I put my hand through. But it was very real, a valid feeling experience. Like feeling was not needed. My thoughts were alert and questioning. I did not hear anything after I was out of my body.

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Yes     It was clearly my bedroom and my body on the bed, but I was floating in that space observing, questioning.

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?     Just observing, questioning, wonder.

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?             No       I put my hand through my bedroom wall.

Did you become aware of future events?       No      

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       Uncertain      Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?     Yes     Not to long after this experience I had something interesting happen. I was a sleeping next to my husband I was on my back he was on his side facing me. I was waking out of deep sleep (my eyes closed) and my husband was sleeping when I was aware of my bedroom I felt the most ancient love overcome me not sexual the only way to describe it was ancient, a ancient deep love for me. I looked over with eyes closed and saw my husband hand was reached out touching my arm.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes     Yes I felt there is more to it all, humble.

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       I think that it has made be slow down and enjoy the moment. That I must be here by choice.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes    

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     The ones I shared with my husband and daughter found it interesting and it has opened them to looking outside of the box on many things.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  Wonder, self certainty of a soul.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Best was seeing myself sleeping, drooling a major validation for me. Worst was the noise of the roller coaster before I left my body.

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