This is a sponsored post by Primary Children’s Hospital. All opinions are mine.
I was asked if I wanted to attend a event in Salt Lake City, UT touring the new Outpatient Building at Primary Children’s Hospital. I normally say “no” to these types events for my blog unless they have to do with crafting or DIY projects. Let me tell you why I said “yes” to this one.
They saved my life.
When I was 6 years old I was diagnosed with Reye’s Syndrome. It’s a potentially fatal syndrome that can be detrimental to the brain and liver. Doctors believe it came from taking aspirin while having the chicken pox virus (you know that warning you see on aspirin and Pepto Bismol bottles – ya it’s that). My brain started to swell, I lost consciousness, and I was life-flighted to Primary Children’s Hospital.
I won’t go into the detailed miraculous story of recovery, but I will forever be grateful to the staff at the hospital for their kindness, expert treatment, and for being a main reason why I am still here writing this blog post today.
Becky and I took the tour of this beautiful building and were blown away by the architecture and design.
See these balloons? They’re lights and they are beautiful!
- Play area for the siblings of the patients. This makes it so the parent can focus on the child with medical needs…and the siblings are sure to have a blast!
- Prescription tubing system so you can easily and quickly get your prescriptions.
- Beautiful sky bridge that easily allows walking from building to building.
- and so much more!
This is the first expansion the hospital has had in 22 years and the potential for even more growth!
I’m extremely thankful that this top-ranked children’s hospital in the nation is minutes away from my home and available to my own children.