reply to post by Uniceft17
Thanks for sharing that! I say that - something I rarely say here - because I personally know how difficult it can be to discuss these things. When I
was a teenager I was diagnosed with a heart condition called
This is, today, a relatively
easily fixed problem - but when I was younger no treatment existed and the defect was considered to be untreatable.
At any rate... at 18 years old I went into an irregular heart rhythm, called V-fib
and then, quickly into cardiac arrest.
I was without vitals signs for roughly 12 minutes. I was comatose for three days after.
I don't speak about what I think happened to me very often. I have spent a long time wondering if I had an NDE or if I dreamed it all while in a
coma. Let's just say that the bright light didn't want to have anything to do with me. I remember being aware of its presence - behind me - but it
was pushing me away.
I recall total coldness and total darkness. Both right to my core.
Maybe that was perdition, or hell, or a dream... or maybe I just remember what it felt like to die. I don't know.
What I do know is that you'll spend a lot of time wondering about your own experience as you age. You'll question it... after awhile you'll even
begin to wonder if you're remembering what happened or if your mind has bent and twisted it all over the years.
My advice is to keep talking about your experience when you begin to think about it. I now suffer from PTSD because I bottled my own experience up for
I hope this helps.