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
Gracious & Optimistic 02-27-11 Eric McLean 3098
Pneumoniaaaa 02-11-11 Eric McLean 3123
Medical update 02-02-11 Eric McLean 2795
Round 4. Ready...FIGHT! 01-18-11 Eric McLean 3776
Eric's Confessions #38 01-01-10 Eric McLean 2766
Eric's Confessions #37 12-17-09 Eric McLean 1904
Eric's Confessions #36 11-22-09 Eric McLean 2223
Eric's Confessions #35 10-30-09 Eric McLean 2167
Eric's Confessions #34 10-23-09 Eric McLean 2075
Eric's Confessions #33 10-09-09 Eric McLean 2380
Eric's Confessions #32 09-29-09 Eric McLean 2374
Eric's Confessions #31 09-22-09 Eric McLean 2382
Eric's Confessions #30 09-16-09 Eric McLean 3018
Eric's Confessions #29 09-15-09 Eric McLean 2356
Eric's Confessions #28 09-11-09 Eric McLean 2636


  • 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