Get Well Soon Message

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Send the Right Message to Wish them Well

Not sure what to say when you want to wish or convey a message of sympathy and encouragement to a friend or family member who has fallen ill. Your message will depend on the condition and relationship you have with the person receiving the message.

You can write a general message with your own sentiments to express your feelings, write a thoughtful or funny poem, or send a video or ecard.

For ecards check out sites like and, both of which offer some very entertaining and professionally crafted ecards.

This video below is of The Official "Get Well Soon!" Song, which is a great example of a lighthearted approach to wishing someone a speedy recovery who isn't suffering from a serious illness.

Get Well Messages

You can also ask your local or online florist for sample get well soon messages if you are sending flowers, balloons and other gifts to a hospital or to someone house.

For writing a get well soon message on a card, here are some messages you can use based on two levels of illness. The first group of messages for minor illnesses and the second group for a serious illnesses.

For a minor illness, simply send a get well soon message, and let them know you are thinking of them. Here are 15 get well message examples you can use:

  1. You are in my thoughts. Hope you get well soon!
  2. We miss you here at work. Hope my surprise gives you a reason to smile, and help you feel better. Get Well Soon!
  3. Sending happy thoughts your way so you'll feel better soon.
  4. Warm wishes for a speedy recovery.
  5. Take special care of yourself and get well soon!
  6. GET WELL! That's an order
  7. Winners never quit... they recover.
  8. Get well soon. What else do you have to do?
  9. You have places to go, people to see, lots of fun times to be enjoyed. Get well soon.
  10. Sending a cheerful wish... Hope you are feeling better soon.
  11. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
  12. Just a friendly wish that you will be feeling better soon.
  13. There couldn't be a better way than sending these flowers to make you smile! Get well soon!
  14. Sending you my brightest wishes, to say hope you get well soon!
  15. You mean a lot to me and so does your health. Get well soon!

For a serious illness the message should reflect your care and concern. The wording you use should say "get well" only if there is a good chance of recovery. Sentiments expressing that they are in your thoughts are more appropriate.

  1. May family and friends bring you strength, comfort, and support.
  2. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  3. Here's a little something to brighten your day. Thinking of you.
  4. You are in our prayers and thoughts.
  5. I admire your strength and courage. Please let me know if I can do anything to help out.
  6. So sorry to hear you aren't feeling well. I'm thinking of you.
  7. May this gift brighten your day and lift your spirits in every way.
  8. I am sending you a whole lot of sunshine and a bunch of flowers - thinking of you!
  9. Hope my surprise gives you a reason to smile.
  10. Extending my sincerest thoughts and prayers.

Expressing a message of encouragement to a friend or family member who has fell ill doesn't require lengthy prose. If you are sending a card with a gift it's okay to keep it short and sweet as well as add a touching lighthearted personal jokes you've shared in the past.