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
Upcoming events / YouTube Channel 06-25-09 Eric McLean 2432
Eric's Confessions #1 06-24-09 Eric McLean 2174
Viva Las Vegas 06-20-09 Eric McLean 2487
What's next? 06-09-09 Eric McLean 3625
Tick tock tick tock 06-06-09 Eric McLean 5128
Ups and downs 05-29-09 Eric McLean 2461
Quick update 04-19-09 Eric McLean 2283
The beast is loose! 04-13-09 Eric McLean 2610
78 degrees in March?! 03-18-09 Eric McLean 2431
The smoke clears 02-22-09 Eric McLean 2263
Wisconsin weather...gotta love it 01-21-09 Eric McLean 2406
Blog from the hog 12-24-08 Eric McLean 3203
Question number one 12-12-08 Eric McLean 2702
About one year ago... 12-11-08 Eric McLean 2420
Happy Thanksgiving 12-01-08 Eric McLean 2556


  • 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