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 3511
Pneumoniaaaa 02-11-11 Eric McLean 3562
Medical update 02-02-11 Eric McLean 3233
Round 4. Ready...FIGHT! 01-18-11 Eric McLean 4242
Eric's Confessions #38 01-01-10 Eric McLean 3035
Eric's Confessions #37 12-17-09 Eric McLean 2270
Eric's Confessions #36 11-22-09 Eric McLean 2530
Eric's Confessions #35 10-30-09 Eric McLean 2491
Eric's Confessions #34 10-23-09 Eric McLean 2351
Eric's Confessions #33 10-09-09 Eric McLean 2644
Eric's Confessions #32 09-29-09 Eric McLean 2659
Eric's Confessions #31 09-22-09 Eric McLean 2652
Eric's Confessions #30 09-16-09 Eric McLean 3300
Eric's Confessions #29 09-15-09 Eric McLean 2613
Eric's Confessions #28 09-11-09 Eric McLean 2995


  • 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