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
There goes the hair! 01-10-08 Eric McLean 2990
Biopsy bumped up to today 01-07-08 Eric McLean 3304
Can't move! 01-06-08 Eric McLean 3067
Long day 01-06-08 Mary McLean 2783
Headache blah... 01-05-08 Eric McLean 3119
Spinal tap tomorrow...ugh. 01-05-08 Eric McLean 2822
Lions, Tigers, and Bone-Marrow Biopsies...Oh My! 01-05-08 Eric McLean 5439
Let the chemo begin... 01-04-08 Eric McLean 2959
First round of chemo complete! 01-04-08 Eric McLean 3376
Full house! 01-03-08 Eric McLean 3354
CHEESECAKE!!!! 01-03-08 Eric McLean 3136
Spinal taps and radiation!? 01-03-08 Eric McLean 4276
Merry Christmas 12-25-07 Eric McLean 3148
It begins...again 12-24-07 Eric McLean 4740


  • 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