Author Archives: John Ulsh

Forced Introspection (Part 2)


If you missed Forced Introspection (Part 1) and you want to read it first, click here. After my impromptu 3 mile run, my mind felt more calm. I jumped in the shower and tried not to give the accident I … Continue reading

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Forced Introspection (Part 1)


Very introspective week so far. Tuesday I was a witness to a bad car accident. It was close to my house, on a 55 MPH undivided road. A pick-up truck, driving two cars in front of me, swerved into on-coming … Continue reading

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Things are about to change…


The holidays are over. Things are slowing down. Cold weather has finally reached Central PA. ( I do miss the unseasonably warm 50+ degree days of December.) Last year I struggled with the cold and shorter days. ( Motivated to … Continue reading

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I am not a victim.


Four years ago today, my family and I were in a horrific car accident.  I almost died.  My wife and kids could have died as well.  The driver of the other car is dead.  My family was shaken to the … Continue reading

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Running from nothing…


When I was in a coma right after the accident, I had many strange visions and dreams.  I have put them into writing and I hope to one day share them as part of my book.  In one of these … Continue reading

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Surgery (again…)


(This post is a continuance of the post Rebuilding and Making Progress, published last week.  You can click here to read it.) Tonia and I drove to UNC Chapel Hill on Monday, October 17th.  I was at the hospital a … Continue reading

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Rebuiding and Making Progress


I turned 40 on Sept 14th.  My wife Tonia had a big surprise birthday bash a few weeks before my actual birthday.  (We celebrated it as hurricane Irene hit the east coast.)  It was a great party, attended by lots … Continue reading

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