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Robert B Dream vs. ICU Psychosis

Experience description:   

I was in a hospital.  On the side of the hospital was row upon row of big urns (which resembled large plant pots). They were brown and there was a humming sound. Two Shadowy figures with long ton heads slinked in front and back of the urns as if they were in some slow ritual dance.   

The floors of the hospital were at right angles to each other making it difficult to move from one floor to another.

Young hospital interns laid a few pranks on me, one of which involved setting a fire. One nurse was kind to me but got very cross when I said I enacted to leave.

My wife, my boss and my parents appeared in the dream.  I found the hospital moving so that I woke  up one time when the hospital wad in Detroit,

Ayer when I was in Baltimore, then later in Miami, then later in Rockville, Maryland. 

When my wife -- who was a Latina like me. ---  left to go home, I later became a friend of someone like aerate and later went to supper wit a very kind Jewish man and his family.  The floors of their small home were also at right ambles to one another.

when I went to arty at. Y patents, I passed a large pond filled  with stepping stones.

Near the end, the hospital became a ship cruising in the Pacific.  I heard people setting off explosions on top of the sh and started. Maneuvering on the awkward floors to get close to the top of the ship where. I could see what they were doing. 

Suddenly I came back to consciousness.

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? No      

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?          Yes     defibrillation caused my pulse to stop for ten minutes. I recovered and then three days later fell into a coma-like state called tight. Was out for about two weeks.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness?    Most of the time

How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal every day consciousness and alertness?    Normal consciousness and alertness

            Most of the time

Did your vision differ in any way from your normal, everyday vision (in any aspect, such as clarity, field of vision, colors, brightness, depth perception degree of solidness/transparency of objects, etc.)?  No      

Did your hearing differ in any way from your normal, everyday hearing (in any aspect, such as clarity, ability to recognize source of sound, pitch, loudness, etc.)?            No      

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     No

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Varied as my experiences varied. When there was a fore, I was stressed. When my wife was there, I was calm.

Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure?          Uncertain      I went through a lot of different enclosures as mentioned before.

Did you see a light?           No      

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Yes     The two shadowy people with long ton heads.

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?            Yes     The pond near my parent's party --- which I later found did not exist.

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? Yes    

Did you become aware of future events?       No           

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience?     No      

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     A few weeks later when my trachea was removed and I could talk.

Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience?    Yes    

How did you view the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened:            Experience was probably real   

Were there one or several parts of the experience especially meaningful or significant to you?    I met a child with lots of stuffed animals whom I had upset.  I think I broke one of the child's toys.

How do you currently view the reality of your experience:            Experience was definitely not real           

Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience?           Yes     More warm to people

Have your religious beliefs/practices changed specifically as a result of your experience?           
Yes     More religious because so many people prayed and cared for me. I did not expect that.

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 so far accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?         Uncertain      There were a lot of events In the dream, including assisting passengers who were in a plane in trouble in Washington DC.