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
'Tis the season 11-17-08 Eric McLean 2223
5 years later 10-28-08 Eric McLean 2907
My outlook on life 10-13-08 Eric McLean 3069
Another tragedy 09-29-08 Eric McLean 2846
Beating the Demon 09-10-08 Mike McLean 3063
IronMike 2008 09-09-08 Eric McLean 2946
Ironman in less than one week 08-31-08 Eric McLean 2474
Doctor - 1 vs Gall Bladder - 0 08-16-08 Eric McLean 2579
Why 08-06-08 Eric McLean 3357
Movin' right along 07-27-08 Eric McLean 2396
Life is good 07-14-08 Eric McLean 2183
One week to go 07-08-08 Eric McLean 2156
News from Harley 06-25-08 Eric McLean 2409
Busy busy busy 06-16-08 Eric McLean 2100
Ups and downs 05-29-08 Eric McLean 2353


  • 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