Eric's Journal

A written and video journal kept by Eric McLean, the man L.I.F.E. was created in honor of.
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Title Published Date Author Hits
Hangin in there 05-20-08 Eric McLean 2999
Bring on summer! 05-08-08 Eric McLean 2949
One week down...259 to go! 04-30-08 Eric McLean 2632
I'm out! 04-25-08 Eric McLean 2522
Feeling better 04-22-08 Eric McLean 2321
Wish this mouth pain would go away... 04-17-08 Eric McLean 3015
Non-stop nausea 04-14-08 Eric McLean 3296
Insomnia is lurking 04-10-08 Eric McLean 2730
Thank you! 04-07-08 Eric McLean 2579
1000 rads down....200 to go. 04-04-08 Mary McLean 3016
It's midnight, and I'm feeling the best I've felt in days. 04-03-08 Eric McLean 2627
One more time 03-31-08 Eric McLean 2788
A week to go 03-25-08 Eric McLean 3087
Transplant nearing! $5,000 mark hit! 03-10-08 Eric McLean 2839
Tonight on NBC!!! 03-03-08 Eric McLean 2837


  • The reason that these years have been the best is that I think that I might have had a somewhat positive impact on your lives and perhaps your understanding of what cancer is and what it can do, to both those of us that it has personally attacked and those of us who know someone who is going through it. -Eric McLean
  • I just want children to be left with a better life than what I was left with," he said. "I want them to experience the feeling I had in my life when I realized that I really mattered.
    ~ Larry Hisle
  • Realistically, I have two more Olympic cycles in me. I'm not going to let this beat me.  I've gained a lot of strength from you guys, if Eric can fight 5 times over I can overcome this one year of setbacks.
    ~ Chris Solinsky
  • Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: that man is here for the sake of other men. ~ Albert Einstein
  • Never, never, never give up.
    ~ Winston Churchill
  • I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me! ~ Dr. Seuss
  • Once you choose hope, anything's possible.
    ~ Christopher Reeve
  • If you're going through hell, keep going.
    ~ Winston Churchill