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I Was In a Coma

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    Waking Up After 11dayz Out - first off, i had tubes up my nose, that i repeatedly tried to pull out, and then they would re xray to whatever, that wasnt so bad.... then comes the...
    Slippry Slippry 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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    Coma Nightmares - In March of 2006 I was in intensive care battling pneumonia and H1N1. My body crashed and I was put on life support for 10 days with induced coma. I remember...
    MNWoman MNWoman 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 19, 2012

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    21 Days And 15 Days In Coma And I Survived. Had Some Good Experiences - I am a renal patient and been on dialysis since mid of 2011. While on dialysis suddenly my blood pressure...
    basnetameer basnetameer 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    3 Months Of Dreams - in may of '09 i had surgery to remove my gull stones and woke up in aug. i am an alcoholic my i add. i thought, why am i in a hospital ? i don't have any...
    ericpmyazzie ericpmyazzie 36-40 1 Response Aug 16, 2012

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    Waking Up Alone - i woke up alone and have never been the same its as though i am dead inside. i no longer no where i belong. there is part of me that never woke up and im left...
    dominolyons dominolyons 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    Awake Only In My Head... - Hi Everyone, my name is, let just say Race, and I was only in a coma for about six weeks during the summer of '09, but it was a living hell.  I remember...
    fcms fcms 41-45, M 7 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    Anger And Discontent - My last story left off where I had come out of a coma months earlier and was happy to be alive. Although I thought my head was straighter than it probably...
    fcms fcms 41-45, M 2 Responses May 12, 2012

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    Coma 21 Weeks..Given No Hope! - I am 32 years old and I have a wonderful 12 year old daughter and on my 26th birthday I was in a Coma and was told by all doctor's that I would...
    tiffanysmom3301 tiffanysmom3301 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2013

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    I Was In A Induced Coma For Almost 5 Months. - InNo of 08, I was in my car and it caught on fire with me in it. I was flown to Augusta Burn Unit and I stayed there in a oma for...
    tpritchard tpritchard 36-40 1 Response Nov 26, 2010

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    My Out Of Body Experience While In A Medically-induced Coma - I was placed in a medically induced coma after an accident with a grill in which i caught fire. after being life...
    rdeedee rdeedee 41-45 14 Responses Feb 13, 2012

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    A Month Of Vivid Dreams // Spiritual Journey - 5 years ago I was in a horrible car accident that resulted in the loss of my left kidney, broke my back in 3 places, shattered my...
    AntonioDeVille AntonioDeVille 22-25 2 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    Never Quite Myself For Several Years After Coma - I have been struggling with this since my 2 week coma in 2003. I don't recall going (or being taken in) to the hospital where I...
    TenBears1965 TenBears1965 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    Is This Recovery? - I was in a coma in Nov. 2010 from septic shock (you can read my story on the sepsis shock forum). I had vivid dreams and hallucinations while sleeping. I don't...
    slowbutsure slowbutsure 36-40 9 Responses May 21, 2011

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    A Diabetic Coma... - I was 9 and we were at the park I started to feel a little shakey but I stupidly ignored it. I started going pale, and getting pins, and needles in my hands...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F Jul 25, 2012

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    In A Coma For 2 An A Half Days - 2 weeks ago today which made it the 12 of december i tried committing suicide due to my depression an how it led to a breakdown in my relationship...
    bushy1981 bushy1981 31-35 3 Responses Dec 24, 2012

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    Drug And Alcohol Overdose - Last year I was in a coma for a week and I do not remember a thing. On a night in March I had been drinking whiskey for the whole night and I blacked...
    RedSox9 RedSox9 22-25 2 Responses Mar 23, 2013

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    Waking Up -   I hear voices but can’t understand what is said. There are blurred images of faces peering down at me and moving away then darkness comes again...
    bobcarver bobcarver 51-55 15 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    At age 15 I was in a coma. I survived even when doctors said there was no hope and my body was failing and all that they could do was keep me comfortable. I was just 15 years old...
    jazziNicole1994 jazziNicole1994 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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    Pregnant And In Acoma - Last summer, I was 26 weeks pregnant and very healthyish as had developed gestational diabetes, low blood pressure and walking up to 14 miles per day to...
    sleevebyhazel sleevebyhazel 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2013

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    The Last Thing I Needed - Okay, to make things easier on me, you can call me Kai. Overall my life has been one terrifing ride-like a rollarcoaster you can't get off of. Not long...
    RedKing545 RedKing545 18-21 2 Responses Sep 25, 2012

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    The Cindy Garrett Story. A Story Of Hope! - This story begins in Israel about 5 yrs ago. My sister Cindy Garrett, and her husband who was with the Defense Intelligence Agency were...
    garrettstory garrettstory 46-50 1 Response Jan 17, 2013

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    Pleasure Trip Brought The Worst News - My brother got an accident while he was with friends in a pleasure trip, and become unconscious. Dr said he got diffuse axonal injury, where...
    fahmida1 fahmida1 26-30 Jul 8, 2013

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    Just Got Out Of One - hi my name is katarina but you can call me kat or kitty i was in a coma and i just got out of it yesturyday been in sincee xmass. so i missed xmass last year...
    katarina0033 katarina0033 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2013

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    I Was In A Coma For 21 Weeks - My name is Erin and four years ago I woke up from being in a coma for 21 weeks.  What happened was in 2005 I recieved a kidney transplant from my...
    tiffanysmom tiffanysmom 26-30 5 Responses Feb 3, 2011

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    Yep 3 Times! - I been in coma 3 times for a month each time, one was when i was born,3 years old and 5 years old. I remember this one time where I just woke up in this very small...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    Down The Rabbit Hole - I left my home in Central Florida on December 23, 2010 with my husband and 2 children. We were driving to a small town in western NC to spend Christmas with...
    18dayslost 18dayslost 36-40 3 Responses Jul 28, 2011

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    Not Like It Used To Be - I have been battling stomach cancer for several months. The amount of radiation and chemotherapy I had been going through ultimately broke my body down and...
    trex1978 trex1978 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 2, 2013

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    A Diabetic Coma... - I was 9 and we were at the park I started to feel a little shakey but I stupidly ignored it. I started going pale, and getting pins, and needles in my hands...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2012

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    Coming to, or rejoining the living was an interesting experience. I can now say that I do not fear death, delirium maybe, but not the process of dying. The ride toward it was...
    paufui paufui 51-55 Apr 2

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    Maybe We Were "Asleep" For A Reason! - I suffer from PTSD, I have vivid dreams at night and often find myself waking up in the night unable to breath. So I thought If I got my...
    tiffanysmom3301 tiffanysmom3301 31-35, F Apr 2, 2013

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    In A Coma And Coded - 16 months ago i thought i was having a bad asthma attack, i remember walking to my car and coming to in the back of a ambulance. next thing i recall was...
    jerriecarr jerriecarr 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 27, 2013

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    I Seen The Devil - in 2005 i checked into the hospital [ won't say ] with pneumia. i was in the abyss for 7 day's. the "devil" is a giant slug. there was a older man w/ a young...
    richy77706 richy77706 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 12, 2013

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    Help - My friend is in a coma cause she tired to commit suicide she overdosed in drugs and she has been in a coma for 8 days is there any chance she will wake up? Shes only 15
    diss123 diss123 13-15 2 Responses Sep 6, 2012

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    I Took An Overdose. - A few weeks ago, I had a traumatic experience because of my brother snogging me and everything which I could not control. My depression got worse after that...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    As A Child, I Was In A Coma For A Week. I Remember.... - As a child, I was in a coma for a week. I remember.... I was five years old. It was after a terrible accident. No sight...
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    Be Extremely Gentle To Someone In The Coma - excerpt of my book "Eyes of Your Heart" where I narrate when I got into coma, my 2 Near-Death Experiences, etc. ...My body was badly...
    soothingmusic soothingmusic 46-50, M 7 Responses Dec 3, 2010

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    Hi - I was burned 19 years ago with hot water.. I was rushed to Grady hospital August 22nd and woke up September 1995.. Second and third degree burns..88% of my body..im alive..
    dizzy12 dizzy12 31-35, F 1 Response May 10, 2013

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    My Coma Experience - Back in November of 2006, I was rushed to the hospital with severe abdominal pains. Severe enough to literally knock me off my feet and take my breath away...
    abbygrace abbygrace 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    While I Was Sleeping - The first thing I heard was a voice saying, "You've been in a Coma, don't try to talk"  but that all I wanted to do.  However I was...
    MariesBelief MariesBelief 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    I Wonder Is There Really A God? - I was simply a crazy 19 year old had just arrived back on a misson trip`to wasghington dc with a stranger to make an exboyfriend jealous. So I do...
    Anama91 Anama91 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 1, 2012

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    I Wish Lifelessstar Will Wake Up Soon - My dear cousin Estrella (LifelessStar) went into have a simple, easy surger to remover her tonsilis today at 9 in the morning. There is good...
    InmemoryofLifelessStar InmemoryofLifelessStar 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 21, 2011

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    Book About A Man Who Was In A Coma For 6 Weeks - If anyone is interested I am reading a book a man wrote about his experience of being in a Coma for 6 weeks. The name of the book...
    tiffanysmom3301 tiffanysmom3301 31-35, F Aug 6, 2013

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    While I Was Sleeping - The first thing I heard was a voice saying, "You've been in a Coma, don't try to talk"  but that all I wanted to do.  However I was...
    MariesBelief MariesBelief 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    Gastric Bypass Almost Killed Me! - I went in for a gastric bypass (weight loss surgery) in July 2002. I had complications including 7 emergency surgeries and sepsis. i coded and 3...
    laurenet laurenet 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 25, 2013

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