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Have you ever had a near death experience?

  1. Fluffymetal profile image78
    Fluffymetalposted 7 years ago

    What happened?  How close did you come to dying?  Did you die and return to life?

    1. Faybe Bay profile image82
      Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Wow, I was dead. not breathing and no vital signs. I have no memory of it because it was a blow to the head. Maybe I will write a hub, it is a loooong story.

      1. Fluffymetal profile image78
        Fluffymetalposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        maybe you should. thats crazy

        1. Faybe Bay profile image82
          Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          We joke about it, actually. I woke up, and my husband is sure I am dead. I can't see, so I am crawling on my hands and knees behind the couch, where he is sitting, wailing :Whoo Hiit Myyy Heeaaad? WHOOO HIIIT MYYY HEEEEAAAD?" He almost had a heart attack, because h looks for my reflection in the sliding glass door and there is nothing there, he turns and looks over his shoulder, nothing!  I am still wailing, he stands and looks over into the bedroom and my body is gone. I have come up behind him and as he's spinning around he falls over me.

          1. tantrum profile image59
            tantrumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            So you're a vampire ! yikes

            No reflexion !!!
            I'm bringing  the holy Water ! lol lol

            1. Faybe Bay profile image82
              Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              No I am a zombie and I want my chocolate chip cookies and milk!

              PS I was crawling on the floor behind the couch, there would have been a reflection if I was walking. lol

              1. tantrum profile image59
                tantrumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                I was trying to be dramatic ! lol

                1. Faybe Bay profile image82
                  Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  your drama is hilarious. lol

    2. nickshamrock profile image84
      nickshamrockposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Not really, "Near Death" I guess... but I was working in a pizza delivery shop. I had just turned 21 and we were supposed to go out drinking, my boss and I (we were the only ones working) and I went to pick up a friend a couple blocks down the road. When I came back, someone had come in and shot him, I was gone for like 5 minutes. I'm under the impression they had waited until I left before going in, but you never know. Anyone could have guessed what would have happened had I waited 5 minutes.

  2. Fluffymetal profile image78
    Fluffymetalposted 7 years ago

    someone dosed me with ghb in new orleans and i had to be picked up by an ambulance on bourbon st.  I stopped breathing three times.  Damn date rape drugs

    1. Faybe Bay profile image82
      Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I think date rape drugs are a sign of a broken society. Think about it, you have gotten so low you have to drug someone so you can comfortably rape them without all the screaming and scratching. What kind of sick perverted individual comes up with that idea?

      I am sorry Fluffy, did you see the lights everyone talks about?

      1. Fluffymetal profile image78
        Fluffymetalposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        no lights but i never technically died

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    Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago

    The closest I was to death was when I was turning left and my truck lost control because of a lot of gravel in the road....fish tailed and came very close to wrapping the truck around a pole. but thankfully it didn't, went in between two poles and slammed into another car driving that car three spaces then stopped...

  4. Rochelle Frank profile image88
    Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago

    I published a newsletter in the back office of a mortuary-- wrote about it as a "near death" experience.

    1. Faybe Bay profile image82
      Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I like that. Have you read Stormryders Statutory Rape hub? Trust me.

    2. wyanjen profile image90
      wyanjenposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      very nice.

      I worked in the morgue at my city's newspaper for a time... does that count? I still "kill" old comps even though it is all digital now lol

      1. Rochelle Frank profile image88
        Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Different kind of morgue-- there were actual bodies where I was. My friend's father owned the mortuary. He was the only person we knew with a Xerox machine we could use.

        1. wyanjen profile image90
          wyanjenposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Wow, I guess I am a true printer if I imagine the stacks when I hear the word morgue.
          Do you mind if I ask - was it a creepy place, or a solemn place of respect? I always imagine them as respectful.

          smile

          1. Faybe Bay profile image82
            Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Anyone work in the "Dead Letter Office?" smile

          2. Rochelle Frank profile image88
            Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            They did good work. You can read my hub, A Near Death Publishing Experience.

  5. wyanjen profile image90
    wyanjenposted 7 years ago

    I had an experience of which I can't describe in a public forum. Maybe I'll do a hub later, but... whatever

    Anyway I got to a point of accepting my death and then I lost consciousness. When I woke up I felt.
    well, I didn't feel the joyous grateful to be alive and enjoy every minute thing. I never have gotten past that acceptance of it.

    I'm not sure if that is a bad thing or a good thing lol

    1. Faybe Bay profile image82
      Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I got hit by a truck and am glad to be alive... Did you see lights? big_smile

      1. wyanjen profile image90
        wyanjenposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        The lights people see are the result of the optic nerve failing. It has happened to people during MRIs. You can see the parts of the brain that lose the activity.

        I did see lights but I think it was a result of the situation, not my medical state. It was very confusing.

        1. Faybe Bay profile image82
          Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Shoot, so when I am going to sleep at night, sometimes I see a flash of white  light after I close my eyes, before I am sleeping. Does that mean my brain parts are losing activity?

          1. Rochelle Frank profile image88
            Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            It means there is light inside of you.

            1. Faybe Bay profile image82
              Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              You are so sweet.
              It used to startle me, but now I kind of wait for it. I have been having migraines lately so maybe it's just too much time in front of the monitor.

              1. Rochelle Frank profile image88
                Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                Could be that, too.

                I have heard that when people start to meditate the only see darkness at first when they close their eyes, but after getting into the practice they see more light.

                1. Faybe Bay profile image82
                  Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  Oh good, that is a comfort. Thanks Rochelle, I was afraid to go to sleep. Brain cells dying and all. Good night.

  6. karlscabin profile image60
    karlscabinposted 7 years ago

    I had a near Life experience once.....

  7. Pearldiver profile image85
    Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

    Yes... more than once in my life.  I wrote about it here in a hub called 'Intuition.'

    Amazing experience and certainly one that changed my life positively. hmm

  8. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 7 years ago

    Yep! carcked it on the theatre table during a 5 hour cancer op. White light and all. smile
    I should have died a lot more often than that racing motorcycles, but the good ole sub-conscious took over and put me in slow-mo.
    that's when everything slows down until you regain control of the bike.
    A very weird experience that I have had many times.
    It really is a bit like time travel! lol

  9. Snowdianna profile image60
    Snowdiannaposted 7 years ago

    sort of crazy

 
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