Susan C's Experience
I was living on
a homestead and I woke up feeling sick. I walked outside and sat down. I
remember we had two dogs and they went with me. I then turned and started back
to the house and the dogs followed me. Something caused me to look back and I
was still sitting in the same place which frightened me because I did not know
whether to go toward myself or not. All of a sudden I threw up and then when I
looked again I was no longer there. As an adult I have had two other out of body
experiences, one in my late twenties and one in my mid forties. The one in my
twenties I went outside the trailer I was living in to look for my son who was
camping with friends. I saw him and he was ok, but as I went to return I also
saw two dogs which I recognized and the weird thing is I think they saw me.
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? high
Was the experience dream like in any way? no
Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body? Yes
The last two experiences I was completely out of my body and the last time when I returned I felt like I just slammed into it. It seemed that just by thinking I could move very quickly from place to place.
What emotions did you feel during the experience? I felt a little scared. I thought I wonder what the heck was going on.
Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises? I do not recall hearing anything.
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
The first time it was the yard of my home. The second time I traveled outside the trailer and around the trailer park, the third time I traveled about half a mile before returning to my body. The third time it was if I began to feel that I really was not outside my body, but something made me go back to my body. I could just think about where I wanted to go and then it seemed as if I was there.
Did you see a light? No
Did you meet or see any other beings? No
Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? Yes
The second time I saw my son outside but he did not see me. He was supposed to be camping out with his friend not running around. The dogs did see me. The third time I went from one place to another and I tried to communicate with my boyfriend but he would not answer me.
Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later? Yes
Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different? Uncertain, I could hear and see, but I did not feel cold.
Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body? Yes
The third time I was. I thought it is time for me to return and all of a sudden I did and the impact was such my body jumped.
Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience? No
Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience? No
How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices? I know that there is more.
Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience? No
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes
Some related similar experiences. I think some did not believe me.
What emotions did you experience following your experience? Anxiety because I did not want it to happen and it scared me.
What was the best and worst part of your experience? Being able to see myself was sort of neat, but the disconnected feeling made me uneasy like I really needed to get back into 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
I think the questions helped me to explain my experience.
Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire. No it was great Thank you for giving me the opportunity to share my experience. For a long time I felt alone.