There are few times when you feel more helpless than when you've come down with a seemingly unending illness. Whether it's a persistent cold, a debilitating flu or something more serious, like surgery, waiting out the healing process can grow frustrating. If someone close to you has recently fallen ill, you may be looking for a way to help them get better a little quicker. You'd be amazed at how much better you can feel simply by staying positive. As tough as it may be for a sick person, showing support can really help them out. Saying "get well soon" doesn't have to be a huge production - sometimes a simple bouquet of flowers is all you need! If you're not sure where to start, here are a few ideas to help get you thinking.
The key to a good selection of get well flowers is bringing a variety of color to the table. If the recipient happens to be in the hospital, a rich palette can help brighten a room that may seem cold and unkind. Flowers like carnations are a great choice because they come in many different colors. It's a great idea to mix up your selection to ensure that a veritable rainbow is present at all times.
Even a classic bloom like sunflowers is a great idea. They bring with them thoughts of summer and a care-free life, the positivity of which can go a long way toward making your friend feel better. Bringing a smile to his or her face is exactly what you're trying to do, and you have plenty of options available to do so.
When you're recovering from an injury or illness, what could be better to help speed along the healing than a basket of naturally healthy fruits and nuts. Sending a beautiful selection of fresh and tasty oranges, loaded with vitamin C, and crunchy red apples is a delicous way to let them know you are thinking about them and wishin gfor their quick recovery.
Of course, you don't have to limit yourself to flowers. If your sick friend has got a bit of a sweet tooth, there are few better excuses to indulge than being sick! Even if you can't be there in person, you can send cookies online, which is often more than enough to have them feeling a bit better. Brownie pops are another great option, as they're unique and delicious all at once! Many come in delightful designs to look like doctors, nurses and hospital bags and can help make an otherwise dull situation a little brighter.
As they say, laughter is the best medicine, and getting your sick friend to crack a smile is the first step in having them feel a lot better about their situation!
What's your favorite comfort food when you've fallen ill?