I Was In a Coma

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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. At the ER, I was diagnosed with diverticulitus and sent home with prescriptions for antibiotics and painkillers. I was...
    abbygrace abbygrace
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Oct 8, 2012

    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 ago at all, I was in a car accident. In all honesty, I don't remeber much about the actual crash-just loud car horns, then an...
    RedKing545 RedKing545
    18-21
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2012

    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

    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 memory of going into surgery or weeks leading up to it. i just remember parties i went to before it all. i asked myself, didh...
    ericpmyazzie ericpmyazzie
    36-40
    1 Response Aug 16, 2012

    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 remember driving back and about an hour away from my apartment calling my ex and thats it. I do not remember arriving at the apartment...
    Anama91 Anama91
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Aug 1, 2012

    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 extremely psychotic "dreams". These nightmares happened on the 2 occasions they tried to remove respirator. Both times I...
    MNWoman MNWoman
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jun 19, 2012

    My Life In A Coma

    I was wearing a fentalyn patch for pain. I tried to do some gardening in the hot sun of Houston, Texas in July. I went to bed and didn't wake up. I was transported to a hospital many hours later. I was non responsive, in a coma. My liver and kidneys failed. I got pneumonia...
    JuJuK JuJuK
    61-65
    3 Responses Jun 3, 2012

    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 was at this time, I felt like life is moving forward. ...so I thought. I guess it is in some ways, but maybe it's just the...
    fcms fcms
    41-45, M
    2 Responses May 12, 2012

    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-flighted to agusta burn center, my friends and family were told I was in a coma and would not even know they were there but they could visit me . even though i had...
    rdeedee rdeedee
    41-45
    17 Responses Feb 13, 2012

    Wish I Remembered!

    I was in coma for about a month and a half from car accident. My mom says 2 months but that's not possible.  I've always wanted to remember but never have.  My daughter was 10 months old when I had accident and I don't remember having her or the first 10 months.  I did have...
    kereob40 kereob40
    36-40
    Dec 27, 2011

    I Was A 13 Year Old In A Coma

    I was in a coma for 7 days I remember that I was skating with my friends being 13 and I jumped a rail and I remember thinking ouchh this is gunna hurt then I remember everything going black pitch black and then BOOOM A White Light then I remember saying I'm dead. After all this I...
    Sergiodeleon35 Sergiodeleon35
    13-15
    Dec 19, 2011

    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 my mom. I was 28 weeks pregnant and very tired from several days of extreme last minute Christmas shopping but otherwise...
    18dayslost 18dayslost
    36-40
    4 Responses Jul 28, 2011

    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 remember people talking to me or particular procedures being done. I have traced some dreams and hallucinations to...
    slowbutsure slowbutsure
    36-40
    10 Responses May 21, 2011

    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 everything and it was extremely painful.  My memories are't all literal; some were symbolic, but I did know what was going on...
    fcms fcms
    41-45, M
    9 Responses Mar 12, 2011

    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 best friend and in 2006 the doctor's told me that I was rejecting that kidney and I was placed in the hospital and given drugs to...
    tiffanysmom tiffanysmom
    26-30
    5 Responses Feb 3, 2011

    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 damaged. My face and ears were bleeding, and my left eye was out of its socket. I sustained many contusions and serious cranial fractures...
    soothingmusic soothingmusic
    46-50, M
    8 Responses Dec 3, 2010

    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 almost 5 mths. I lefugust and went to another nearby hosp (Select Hosp),and when the docs thought I was ready,they sent me back to Augusta Burn and I...
    tpritchard tpritchard
    36-40
    1 Response Nov 26, 2010

    I Was So Confused When I Woke Up...

    Hi, I'm JT I'm 22 years olf and apparently I was in a coma, or so i was told, but the last thing i remember was being on EP last Wednesday the 9th, and i remember that i was sick with what i thought was a cold but i was sweating but i was still cold(later i was told i had...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Dec 19, 2009

    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 prevented from speaking because of the Trachea tube in my throat.  It had been 32 days since I had been taken to the ER and...
    MariesBelief MariesBelief
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Aug 14, 2009

    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 prevented from speaking because of the Trachea tube in my throat.  It had been 32 days since I had been taken to the ER and...
    MariesBelief MariesBelief
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Aug 14, 2009

    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 ut o .... there was a caphiter(sp?) down below, yup tried to pull that one out too ... cept thems got a balloon type thing to...
    Slippry Slippry
    31-35, M
    Nov 27, 2008

    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 with a shell of my former self.  im angry, confused, hurt. my memorie isnt what it used to be. i remember things...
    dominolyons dominolyons
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Oct 8, 2008

    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. Consciousness fades in and out. I can’t tell if I am dreaming or not. One moment I am in a car speeding down a row...
    bobcarver bobcarver
    51-55
    19 Responses Aug 9, 2008
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