I Cheated Death As A Child

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 96 People

    Umm Lets See.....

    Well i don't actually have any memory of it but when i was 3 or 4 i ate a bunch (somewhere between 8 and 12) of mums bee sting tablets (if you don't know what they are their special tablets for people that are allergic to bees and grown ups should only take 1 or 2) yeah i was an...
    Ranunculus Ranunculus
    18-21, T
    Oct 18, 2010


    I was born premature, and my lungs weren't fully developed. I had to be revived three times in a matter of minutes.
    jaycm610 jaycm610
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 23, 2010

    I almost got hit by a city bus

    when I was 7 or 8 in front of my elementary school. The cross guard pulled me back because I wasn't paying attention.
    Venturawhite Venturawhite
    26-30, M
    Mar 21, 2014

    Day 1

    Conceived in Germany all thanks to the military shipping my parents down there for 5 years, they decided that they didn't want to go through the hassle of having a Canadian baby overseas therefore they requested another post. Berrie Ontario was the location that they threw at...
    Linxer Linxer
    31-35, F
    Apr 22, 2010

    Good Luck

    I was almost killed 7 times 5 by my own hand. My Great uncle already shoved a beer in me when i was 6, my other uncle let me on on smoking when i was 8, i have a bad gambling habit from my family, my dad never even showed up for my birth. Iran away once and tried a few more. My...
    enzo101 enzo101
    13-15, M
    Nov 19, 2012


    i was in the womb still... my poor mother fell on her stomach when she was VERY pregnant with me : / poor woman fell right on the corner of a step on the front stairs going into our old house.. its a wonder im still alive!! guess i was meant for this life..
    foamborn foamborn
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 23, 2010

    Tunnel Vision

      It is amazing what you can find when you’re not looking for anything in particular. Things that you don’t even know you will one day have a use for.We were just kids, exploring. We loved the remnant bits of virgin bush that were scattered through our...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Jan 16, 2010

    Child Nde

    at about three yo i awoke to see myself sleeping in my bed foating up to a round tunnellight and up into it ..have u seen {english dr who tv program] at the start the vortex is similar but straighter and looks more like greyish white cloudy like sides.got to the end i suppose and...
    wontstaydead wontstaydead
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 3, 2012

    It Changes You

     i know it changed me.you can never be that close to death and not be changed.i do try to look into the mind of people to see where they are coming from.and i always try to be polite.i still wake up with the sound of the bat that hit me.it is funny,i don`t actually remember...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    3 Responses Jan 16, 2010


    I would say i cheated death a few times growing up.. Physically i never came close to dying, but that is only because mentally i made the right choices in the paths i took.
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    Feb 23, 2010

    Or Maybe Death Cheated Me

    I've did die - once. It was painful - physically, but I remember this feeling of calm when I knew I was going to die. I was only 7, but I felt light and free of so much pain. And when I was resuscitated, I was horrified that it was all back. Aside from that, I was nearly shot, I...
    eyes eyes
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2013

    Cancer Age 5

    i had a rare type of cancer inm my intetesants at the age of 5 i lost about 1/3 of of them
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Sep 25, 2011

    I Dont Remember It Very Well

     but my mom told me the story once. it was this pool in our neighborhood we always went to. i was about 5 or 6 and was climbing up the ladder to the slide and i slipped right as i stepped onto the top of the slide :/ it was like a 14ft tall and i fell backward head first...
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2010


    When I was 9, I was in a car accident that nearly killed me. I was in a coma for a while afterwards. The accident had a profound effect on my life. I guess I cheated death, but came out a different person. It took me a while to become confident to ride in a motor vehicle, the...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 2, 2010

    I was kicked in the head by a full grown mare

    when i was 7 and lived to tell the tale. Now I have epilepsy... At least I'm not dead
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 23, 2014

    You Must Die Tonight- I was adopted

    as a baby,because I was not the child of my birth mother's husband,so he wouldn't have me under his roof. My adopted mother concealed the fact I was a love child,because she desperately wanted a baby,but when I was 7 my new father hit the roof. He's an EXTREMELY moral person and...
    PaleEyedColored PaleEyedColored
    22-25, F
    Dec 22, 2013
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