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Vince S ADC

Experience description:  

I had chest pains before going to bed last week.  Finally I fell asleep.  I was dreaming that I was walking in my grandmother's apartment building.  I walked past the laundry room and saw the back side of her doing laundry.  I realized it was her and I tried to go back to see her.  There was a tremendous force holding me back as I tried to walk to the room she was in.  I was being pulled away from her as if it wasn't my time to be with her.  I was moaning in my sleep, my wife heard me and woke me up.  It was so real. Every detail.  I used to think all people who post things on websites like this were "crazy".  Not anymore.  This was a life changing experience.

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?     Yes            Blood Pressure and Statins

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

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?          Uncertain     

What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience?           I was asleep.

Was the experience dream like in any way?   Yes

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Happiness and joy, then fear as I was being pulled back to life.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           I heard a loud noise at one point that seemed to wake me up.

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?    No           

Did you see a light?           No      

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Yes     I saw my maternal grandmother.

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?          Uncertain            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?    No      

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?             Yes     Yes, I could not cross the doorway into the room where my grandmother was.

Did you become aware of future events?       No      

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       Yes     Fearful.  Did not want to return.

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?   Yes     I now believe those who have said they had NDEs.

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       Not too much.

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

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     Thought I was a bit crazy !  Just a dream.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  Very emotional.  Scared. Tears.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Best.  Seeing my grandmother.  Worse, being pulled away from her.

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         Yes     I had another dream last night of floating down a road that split into two roads.  The first road led to a beautiful very clean city.  The other road was more familiar.  I tried to go down the familiar road but was being pulled toward the beautiful city.  There was tremendous force, but I pulled away and then woke up.   Again, I had chest pains after I woke up.

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