SmashingWalnuts

About Ellyn Miller

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Ellyn Miller has created 16 blog entries.

November 2015

Scientists Have Breached The Blood-Brain Barrier For The First Time And Treated A Brain Tumor Using An “Ultrasonic Screwdriver”

This is such great news for the brain cancer world! It is good to see the scientific advancements that have been happening since Gabriella was diagnosed.

Read the Article Here: http://www.iflscience.com/brain/ultrasonic-screwdriver-used-open-blood-brain-barrier-treat-tumor-first-time

Our Daughter’s Killer

Two years ago today Mark and I went to see our daughter’s killer. Our beautiful, bright, loving, carefree girl was stolen from us. She was abused, tortured, drugged and, after we helplessly watched this happen for 11 1/2 months, she was killed. I felt, and still do feel, like a victim of a horrific crime […]

Three years ago this morning…

Three years ago this morning our family had its last few minutes of normalcy and innocence. We had two happy and healthy kids… And, then our world was knocked off its axel.

Gabriella had an MRI scheduled. She had a slight palsy in her face and the blood tests that were done for things like Lyme […]

October 2015

Two years ago, today…

Two years ago, today, we buried our Sweet GG. On Halloween morning. It makes me ill to think about it. How can it be two years already? It feels like yesterday.

I can honestly tell you that this month has been one of the worst months of our lives. It ranks right up there with November […]

Gabriella’s Last Days

I’m sitting in bed, awake, while my husband and son are asleep. I’ve kept away from looking at photos and reading the dozen upon dozens of messages that I’ve received today. I’m so glad that we went out of town. I’m not certain how I would have gotten through the day if we hadn’t.

Little did […]

Halloween

Three years ago today this picture was taken. Twenty-three days before our lives were forever altered with a terminal cancer diagnosis. Two years ago today Gabriella came home on hospice. Five days before our world crashed when Gabriella died.

I look at pictures like this where childhood innocence and pure joy of life are shining through […]