Monday, May 2, 2011

UPMC Passavant McCandless Campus

We visited my brother-in-law at the cancer facility hospital at UPMC Passavant McCandaless Campus in Pennsylvania last Saturday.  It took us  an hour to get there, gladly we have the GPS who  made it easier for us.  The GPS took us a different route avoiding the heavy traffic in  Pittsburgh.
The cancer facility was so huge and beautiful.
There are some  neat garden displays too just like the one below.
My father-in-law was relieved  to finally talked to Dave.  He did not want to go but then we used our convincing power for him to go with us hehehe.
My BIL was still in a lot of pain and  so many monitors were attached to his body when we came. Sseeing him move in pain reminds me of my two C-Section surgeries.
We've seen two of this  water display (not sure what it's called) at the hospital.  The kids love it and wanted to touch it.  It's very therapeutic to listen to it.
The garden/walkway in between the building has a very interesting landscape.
I am glad and thankful that the doctor got out the cancer from my BIL's body just  in time.
I love the Peace sign on top of the other building adjacent to the one we entered to.
Again, in behalf of the Cottrill family, thank you so much for your prayers.  Please continue to pray for his  speedy recovery and for all the people who are suffering. See the PEACE  above the the building?

26 travelers' comments:

Chubskulit Rose said...

Thanks for dropping by and for leaving your thoughts!

nuts said...

I'll pray for fast recovery..
daan lang ako dito sis bago matulog.. :) quick visit lang.

Mel_Cole said...

aguroy, sakit nang ulo ko sis. but i have to bloghop. marami na akong days na miss. hu! hope your bro in law gets well. My FIL goes to UP Presbyterian for his neurologist. Hindi ko pa kabisado ang Pennsylvania. But I bet Shy is near there. Hopping your Mommy and me Monday. :)

Juliana said...

lovely photos. I hope your BIL recovery soon.

Verna Luga said...

buti successful yung operation... ang ganda naman nang cancer facility na yan... kaingits.. sana meron din sa pinas niyan...hehehe... your BIl seems to recover fast... praying still... was here Rose..

Mel Alarilla said...

You're welcome Rose. I will pray both for your BIL and FIL. By the stripes of Jesus both are healed. Amen. Your photos are all so fantastic. They capture your experiences in the hospital where your BIL was confined. Thanks for the post. God bless you all always.

w0rkingAth0mE said...

we need that one Peace for everyone ... Nice to hear that your BIL is doing fine

photowannabe said...

Praying for your BIL and the entire family.

Roger Owen Green said...

Hospitals I find so stressful; it's nice when they're at least physically welcoming.
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Kay L. Davies said...

How wonderful you were able to get your father-in-law there. Men don't like hospitals, but I'm sure it did your brother-in-law good to see his father.
Praying for all the best of health and happiness for you and your family — K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Photo Cache said...

I'm sure your BIL appreciated seeing you all there especially the kids.

eileeninmd said...

I wish your BIL a speedy recovery. Wonderful post.

Dhemz said...

ang lawak naman...full support talaga ang buong clan.

anne said...

Sometimes when I listen to splash of the water in the pool it makes me so sleepy, maybe that serves the water displays in the hospital.. I hope your brother in law to recover soon. My Watery Wednesday is here Mary Anne’s Musings thanks!

janakidiary said...

we have that fountain in my former office and it's purpose is to really destress people at work.
Hoping for your BIL's speedy recovery

Scrappy Grams said...

Hoping for a quick recovery for you BIL.

Carolyn said...

I'm so sorry about your BIL's prayer for his recovery...the photos reminds me of my dad suffered from dialysis.

DawnTreader said...

The piece of art including the sound of running water seems like a good idea in the hospital. I'm glad you could all go to visit your BIL, I'm sure it cheered him up too.

eden said...

I pray for his fast recovery.

thank you for the visit, Rose.

Luckaa said...

Good luck to you and your family!

Hootin Anni said...

What a wonderful tribute, tho so much pain he's in. I do hope he recovers!! And yes, I see the "PEACE" sign.

Thank you so much for visiting with me yesterday, I'm trying now to play catchup and stop by with a smile and a big Texas "Howdy" for you. Your comment made my day.
Here's My Thursday Post...Sting's Fields of Gold Have a wonderful day.

Rechie said...

so the cancer is out of his body na sis? it is a very good news then..i am hoping for his fast recovery..

my abc:

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Rose,

Your pictures are awesome! I was seeing the fountain and thinking about the kids wanting to touch it. You can see it, hear it, and touch it ... pretty neat.

I'm happy to learn that all of you BIL cancer has been removed! That is very wonderful news. Good for you for talking your FIL into joining you. I can understand his reluctance in seeing his boy so sick though.

God bless your entire sweet family, Rose.


Kathy M.

Leovi said...

A series of photos pretty and charming. Have a nice weekend.

Krystyn @ Really, Are You Serious? said...

Praying for a quick and easy recovery.

Shengkay said...

ganda ng garden walk way..

sana maging okay na si BIL mo..

I love waters sound din..relaxing..

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