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Rachel C's Experiences

EXPERIENCE DESCRIPTION

Besides continuous/recurring dreams and the normal lucid dreams I have had 4 precognitive dreams...First was a déjà vu style dream. Dreamt my sisters boyfriends house caught fire and the next day it did. The other was an intense dream that was almost like waking around a movie set and witnessing the filming. The dream came in two parts and I had dreamt the entire Norway terrorists attacks that occurred in 2011. Every detail. I had seen a news photo of a man shooting people who were swimming away in the water and that's when my heart sank. I continued to read the news story and it was a description of my dream. It was a horrible feeling. I feel guilty for having that dream to this day. Third was 'daydream' style. Driving with my family and I just had this strong sense of death. I said this feels like a spot a dead body would be found- next day one was found in the same spot I had said. My stepmom, who is a police officer had called to tell me what I had said turned to be true. Last and most current was walking with my sister through a predominantly black neighborhood...everything is fine until suddenly the space is covered with heavy snow and cops find a body in the snow. The next week cops found the body of a young girl who had been kidnapped. They found the body in an abandoned house on Cleveland's East side. The body was found during our biggest snow storm this year.

OBE #1 started as a lucid dream. I was with a friend who was having financial issues and I was giving her advice when she showed me a (ugly) tattoo she had just gotten. I told her she was crazy for spending her little money on that and I was leaving because she had annoyed me. In the dream I thought I was maybe driving home- it was confusing. I was telling myself I should not be driving because I'm asleep. The 'road' was solid black with what seemed to be headlights shining so bright in my tired eyes that I could hardly keep them open. I was fearing getting pulled over. Eventually I was back home to find my sister was tripping on some crazy drug she referred to as venom. In real life she was just at work. When I woke from my phone ringing and looked at the time I realized all the dream had happened in only about 3 minutes of what felt like the deepest sleep I had been in. I woke up feeling wide awake after only minutes of sleep. I felt anxious but not too bad.

OBE # 2 Felt very intense. One minute I was wide awake and the next I was just passed out. I felt heavy and paralyzed. I felt like if I could talk it would be muffled slow motion. I felt 'myself' begin to float in the air. I tried to resist it. It felt deeply uncomfortable. I 'floated' over to my bedroom window where bright street lights were shining in. I looked through the blinds and saw my next door neighbor staring at me. I felt panicked that she had seen me floating in my room. I could hear what I can describe as white noise. Lights were brighter than real life. My neighbor looked terrorized in the face. I fought hard and woke myself up. I didn't like how it felt. I opened my eyes. It was almost impossible to wake up. I stood up nearly falling over as if I could fall on the floor back to sleep. I left my room to get some water. I felt sick to my stomach. I went back in my room and went to close my blinds when I walked over to the blinds I could see my neighbor next door in her kitchen window. She was doing some late night dishes. She wasn't looking at me but she was there for real. I still feel shook over that occurring.

Most recent lucid dream.... I'm walking at night through a small town...suddenly a woman runs from out of a store or shop...she doesn't see me. I go back to where she ran from...I look in the window and see about 10 dead people among a large Victorian bookshelf, Men and woman. The little town resembled a place I have been to in real life in Lorain Ohio. The next night I dream of an acquaintances husband, I won't say his name, but in the dream he had sent me a picture of the same bookshelf asking if I wanted it or knew anyone who would. His name was in my texts which is how I know. The dream stopped at that. I googled him because I don't personally know him and I was trying to put the dream together...the first thing that shows up on Google...his photograph and the company he owns...a funeral and cremation specialist for a Lorain Ohio funeral home. Still waiting to see if anything comes from this. It's probably just random. I'm afraid to message him asking him anything, not sure what I'd say anyway...he would think I was nuts if I told him the dream. So we shall see...

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? Sleeping but conscious at the same time.

Was the experience dream like in any way? More so realistic but still signs of it being a dream like 'skipping scenes'

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body? Yes Floating out of my body.

What emotions did you feel during the experience? Scared.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises? Whooshing/hissing/white noise. Lucid dreams are the same as real like sounds.

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 bedroom/home

Did you see a light? Yes Bright and white both times. Hurt my eyes.

Did you meet or see any other beings? No

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? Yes My sight is strong but smell and feeling is gone. Strange taste in my mouth kind of like pennies.

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

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose? No

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? No

Did you become aware of future events? Yes Saw my neighbor and then she was really where I saw her moments later when I awoke.

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body? Uncertain I could feel myself fighting to be back in my body. And slowly my muscle movement returned.

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience? Uncertain I've had them before this happened. I feel like I had them more often before this. Maybe I'm blocking it out of fear.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience? Yes Believe more things people say about OBE that before I thought was silly.

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices? I ALWAYS share my dreams in case they tell the future. My friends and family think it's weird and scary but interesting.

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

Have you shared this experience with others? Yes Friends/family. They believe me completely.

What emotions did you experience following your experience? Fear and discomfort.

What was the best and worst part of your experience? None has been good.

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 All pretty easy to explain