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
Eric's Confession Final 08-14-12 Eric McLean 6291
Happy Independence Day! 07-06-12 Eric McLean 4786
Eric and Cari Together Forever 05-26-12 Eric & Cari McLean 6168
Happy Mother's Day! 05-10-12 Eric McLean 3815
Fight! 04-24-12 Eric McLean 4060
Keep on keepin' on 03-28-12 Eric McLean 2910
Stem Cell Transplant #3 - Day: +51 - 1/10/2012 01-10-12 Eric McLean 2136
Stem Cell Transplant #3 - Day: +29 - 12/15/2011 12-15-11 Eric McLean 1811
Stem Cell Transplant #3 - Day: +17 - 12/03/2011 12-03-11 Eric McLean 1753
Stem Cell Transplant #3 - Day: +14 - 11/30/2011 11-30-11 Eric McLean 1706
Stem Cell Transplant #3 - Day: +12 - 11/28/2011 11-28-11 Eric McLean 1659
Stem Cell Transplant #3 - Day: +7 - 11/23/2011 11-23-11 Eric McLean 1951
Stem Cell Transplant #3 - Day:+1 - 11/17/2011 11-17-11 Eric McLean 1814
Stem Cell Transplant #3 - Day -3 - 11/13/2011 11-13-11 Eric McLean 1565
Stem Cell Transplant #3 - Day -7 - 11/11/2011 11-11-11 Eric McLean 1646


  • 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