120 Get Well Wishes to Write in a Get Well Soon Card

Last updated: August 2, 2023

Get well wishes can sometimes be hard to come up with, especially when you're staring at a blank get well soon card! Lucky for you, we have a huge list of 120 get well sentiments! Finding just the right words for a sick friend or loved one can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. We're here with a treasure trove of warm, fuzzy get-well wishes that'll sprinkle sunshine onto their cloudy day. With our help, you won't need to scratch your head for the right words; we've got plenty of sweet sentiments to wrap them up in comfort and care.

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If you're thinking, "What can I say instead of may you get well soon?" we have you covered. Being sick can feel isolating, especially if you're in a hospital having surgery or recovering from illness at home. A heartfelt card or a chirpy SMS message can brighten their day. It's amazing what a few kind words can do to lift a friend's spirits!

Whether you're reaching out to a sibling, a co-worker, your sweetheart, or a child's classmate, our list has got something for everyone. From humorous one-liners to quotes that resonate deeply, we'll add a dollop of love and personality to your thoughtful 'get well soon' message. These wishes will show that you are thinking of them, giving them the boost that they need at this challenging time.

Types of Messages

For a Friend | For Colleagues | For Family | For a Parent or Grandparent | For Your Partner | For a Child | For Someone with a Serious Illness | Funny Get Well Messages | Inspirational Quotes | Short | Religious | Text/SMS messages

Get Well Wishes For a Friend

Good friends are there for each other through thick and thin. When your best friend is unwell or recovering, be sure to show them how much they mean to you, with a get well soon message.

Sending you all my love and prayers for a speedy recovery. Can't wait to catch up again soon and see you.

I'm sorry to hear you're under the weather. I hope you're getting some rest. Please take care and get well soon.

I'm so sorry to hear of your [accident/illness/diagnosis]. That must be so hard. I hope you recover really soon.

Sending you lots of love and hugs. Take it day by day. It's going to be ok my friend.

I hope you are being well looked after. Sending you all my love.

It must be so hard being stuck in bed. Please let me know if you need anything, as I'd be happy to help.

Hold onto hope. Wellness and brighter days are just around the corner.

Life's so much sweeter with you in it. Hoping you get back to your vibrant self very soon!

The recipe for a speedy recovery... rest, binge TV, and a little love. I'm hoping you're back to 100% ASAP!

May each day bring more strength and smiles than the last. I miss you!

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Get Well Messages For Colleagues

If your work colleague is absent from work due to illness or injury, they may be feeling isolated and alone at home. Sending your co-worker a card or message from the workplace is the perfect way to show them that they matter to the team and are missed.

We are all thinking about you and wishing you a speedy recovery.

We're missing you at the office and can't wait to have you back. Get well soon!

Everyone at work says hello. We miss you and hope you are on the mend soon.

I hope you are feeling better soon. Work is so boring without you here!

Take all the time you need to get better. We're holding the fort while you're away. Now is the time for you to rest and heal.

Work isn't the same without you here. Looking forward to having you back.

Hey work buddy! We're so sorry to hear you've not been well. We miss your spark - see you soon.

Please remember, every setback is a setup for a comeback. We can't wait for yours - get well soon!

Sending our warmest wishes for health, happiness, and a speedy recovery. Take all the time you need; we've got your back.

We miss your energy! The office is so quiet without you. Hoping you're back on your feet in no time.

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Get Well Messages For Family

When a family member is sick, it's time for the rest of the family to pitch in and support them while they recover. A message from a sibling, child, uncle, or cousin will mean so much to them.

Our family doesn't feel complete without you here. Get well soon!

Wishing you more strength every single day. You're gonna get through this.

Sending you plenty of healthy and healing vibes in your direction.

We miss you so much and can't wait to have you back home.

Your only job right now is to rest and get better. Take all the time you need and let us know what we can do to help out while you recover.

You're always in my thoughts. Sending you lots of love and prayers for a speedy recovery.

I'm keeping the couch warm for you at home and will have a pot of chicken soup ready for your return. Get well soon!

The best family stories always include you. We can't wait to see your smile again! Rest up and take care of yourself.

Our family tree stands tall because of you. Your wisdom and warmth are so very missed. The family tales need their storyteller. Get well soon.

We can't wait for our family gatherings when you're healthy again. Get well soon.

Get Well Wishes For Your Parent or Grandparent

When you were growing up, Mom or Grandma probably looked after you countless times when you were unwell. Let your parents or grandparents know how much they matter to you by writing them a beautiful get well message.

I'm thinking about you every day and sending you my thoughts and prayers. Get well soon!

I'm so sorry you are going through this. We are praying for you to get well soon.

I hope that you are being well looked after and are able to get some rest. Sending you healing thoughts.

I really wish I could be with you right now. I'm missing you so much. Sending you my love and hugs.

I'm here for you, just as you've always been there for me. Please let me know what I can do for you.

You looked after us when we were kids. Now it's our turn to look after you. We're here to help you with whatever you need.

I'm so sorry that you are going through this. We hope that you get better real soon.

I'm so sorry to hear you are in the hospital. Sending you our thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery.

It must be so hard being stuck in bed all day. I hope you are on the mend and on your feet again soon.

It's hard to see you go through this. We are all here for you no matter what.

I hope that you are able to get some rest. Please don't push yourself too hard. Take the time you need to recover.

I hope all the doctors and nurses are looking after you well. Sending you all our love.

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Get Well Wishes For Your Partner

In sickness and in health, it is awful to see your partner unwell or injured. Sending them messages throughout the day is a great way to express how much you love them.

You're my strength. Now, let me be yours. Speedy recovery, darling.

Sending you all my love as you recover. I'm always here for you, darling.

This is just a short note to say I love you. I hope you are getting as much rest as you are able to. Let me know if you need anything.

I hope you are feeling better real soon, my love.

I'm missing you so much. Sending you a huge bear hug. Get well soon my darling.

My darling [husband/wife]. I am thinking about you all the time. Sending you big hugs and kisses while you recover.

Everything feels so empty without you here and I can't wait for you to come back home. I'm here to look after you until you are well again.

Every moment without you feels incomplete. Get well soon, my love.

Missing my partner-in-crime! Wishing you a quick recovery - our duo just isn't as dynamic without you.

Heal quickly, my dear. Our home isn't the same without your laughter.

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Get Well Messages For a Child

No matter your age, it's no fun being unwell. These upbeat messages will help any child feel better as they realize how many people care about them. These wishes are perfect for your child to send to a sick classmate.

Little star, shine bright again. We miss your smile! Get well soon.

We are all missing you so much at school. We hope you get better soon!

Everyone in [name of class] says hello. We hope you are on the mend and that we can see you back at school again soon.

I heard that you have been very brave in hospital. You're a superhero! Even heroes need rest sometimes. I hope you are feeling better soon.

Sending big hugs and kisses to my little [guy/girl]. I'm sure you'll be feeling back to yourself in no time. Wishing you lots of love while you get better.

You're a tough cookie. Stay strong. Everything is going to be ok.

Sending sunshine to my little [guy/girl]. Can't wait to see you smiling again. Get well soon.

Sending hugs and many wishes for our brave champ's quick recovery.

Can't wait for our next adventure. Get well and come play soon!

Our secret fort awaits its co-commander! Get well, buddy.

Get Well Messages For a Serious Illness or Injury

When someone has a very serious illness or injury it can be hard to know what to say. This is particularly true for loved ones that have received a terminal diagnosis. Here are touching and thoughtful messages that show you have empathy for their situation.

Sending strength and love on this journey. We're with you.

I was so sorry to hear about your [diagnosis/accident/illness]. You are in my thoughts and prayers as you recover.

Our hearts and thoughts are with you, wishing for your fast recovery.

I thought I would send you a note to say that I am thinking about you. I would love to visit you if you feel up to it.

You are not alone. I'm here for you always, no matter what.

I can't imagine what you are going through. Your strength is inspiring.

I am praying for you every day. Remember that God is always with you, surrounding you with peace and love.

It's hard to know what to say. I just wanted you to know I am thinking of you and praying for a positive outcome.

Holding you in our thoughts, hoping for brighter days ahead. You're not alone.

Wrapping you in hope, love, and strength for your journey ahead. Your bravery inspires me. Wishing you healing and peace.

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Funny Get Well Messages

Laughter can be the best medicine! If your friend or family member has a sense of humor, you might find that the typical get well messages are just too cheesy. Now's the time to cheer them up with a silly get well message.

Hold tight, I'll be in soon to see you with some HUGacetamol and a KISSpirin.

Anyone who thinks laughter is the best medicine has obviously never had morphine.

Knock, knock. Who's there? Ach. Ach who? Sounds like you might have a cold! Stay away and get well soon.

I hope you are feeling better soon so that you can come back to work and instantly feel worse.

Don't forget to enjoy this while it lasts and binge all your favorite shows because soon enough, you'll be fine.

Never lie to the x-ray technician. They can see right through you.

Remember if you play hide and seek in the hospital, they'll always find you in the ICU.

Why did the computer go to the doctor? It had a virus! Did you try turning yourself off and on again? Get well - we miss you in the office.

Why was the math book feeling unwell? It had too many problems. Remember, laughter is the best medicine! Stay positive and get well.

Knock, knock. Who's there? Atchoo. Atchoo who? Bless you! And get well soon.

Inspirational Get Well Quotes

Want to add an extra meaningful touch to the get well message you're sending to your loved one? Add an inspirational quote to brighten their day.

"You're in pretty good shape for the shape you are in."
~ Dr. Seuss

"Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
~ A. A. Milne

"I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes illness worthwhile."
~ George Bernard Shaw

"For sleep, riches and health to be truly enjoyed, they must be interrupted."
~ Johann Paul Friedrich Richter

"There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before."
~ Henry David Thoreau

"Believe you can and you're halfway there."
~ Theodore Roosevelt

"Okay, so today you are feeling low. But soon you will be better, you know. Listen to the doctors you meet, and before you know it, you'll be back on your feet."
~ C. Pulsifer

"If knowing that someone really cares, helps to heal along its way then I hope you now feel better and keep improving, day by day."
~ Jon Bratton

"It's not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit."
~ J.R.R. Tolkien

"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

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Short Get Well Wishes

Like to keep things short and sweet? Get straight to the point with a snappy get well soon message. The patient will be so glad to hear from you, and it will help them feel so much better.

"Wishing you brighter days ahead and a super speedy recovery."

"We miss your laughter. Get back on your feet soon!"

"Hey mate, hoping to see you back in action soon."

"Hoping that every sunrise finds you feeling a bit stronger."

"Here's to better days and a fast recovery ahead."

"Your resilience will shine. Get well soon!"

"Let each day bring strength and smiles back."

"Embracing you with warm thoughts for a rapid recovery."

"Time to recharge, rejuvenate, and bounce back brighter."

"May your strength guide you back to light and health."

Religious Get Well Wishes

If your friend or loved one is religious, they will appreciate sentiments from the bible. A religious passage is a thoughtful addition to a get well message and a great reminder for them to keep their faith.

"I am keeping you in my prayers as you get better. Get well soon."

"May god bless you and you find the strength to feel much better."

"We pray that God gives you the strength that you need to recover very soon."

"Your spirit is unbreakable; we're praying for your quick recovery."

"The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness."
~ Psalm 41:3

"Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones."
~ Proverbs 16:24

"But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,' declares the Lord"
~ Jeremiah 30:17

"And the power of the Lord was with Jesus to heal the sick."
~ Luke 5:17

"Have mercy on me, Lord, for I am faint; heal me, Lord, for my bones are in agony."
~ Psalm 6:2

"Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise."
~ Jeremiah 17:14

Text/SMS Get Well Wishes

If you're not someone who posts cards, how about sending a get well soon text message / SMS . They will be so glad to hear from you, and it may actually be easier for your friend to reply and keep in touch, than by snail mail.

"🍀 Sending a little luck and lots of love. I hope you get well soon! 🌷"

"🌡️ Warm wishes for a swift recovery. Get well soon! 😷🤒"

"🦋 Wishing you a speedy recovery! Sending healing vibes your way 💖"

"The world misses your sparkle. Get well soon. 🤒🌼✨"

"🌈 Every cloud has a silver lining. Here's to healing and better days ahead. ☀️"

"🚑🏥 Wishing a speedy recovery from this unexpected pit stop."

"Wishing you brighter days ahead. Can't wait to see you shine again! 💫🌻"

"🌸 Can't wait for the bloom after this storm. Get well soon! 🌟🌟"

"💐 Wrapping you in love and warm wishes. Speedy recovery ahead! 🚀🤧"

"🌟 The stars are cheering for your quick recovery! Shine on. 💖"

Free Printable Get Well Soon Cards

Our large collection of Free Printable Get Well Soon Cards offers plenty of options so you can brighten up someone's day when they're not feeling their best. From color-in cards for kids to a variety of unique designs ranging from cute cats singing 'feel better soon' to beautiful bouquets of flowers, there's a card for every taste and age.

Get Well Soon Cards

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Life has its ups and downs, and expressing our sentiments can make a world of difference. Whether you're celebrating a new life, expressing your gratitude, or even offering condolences during tough times, the right words can be a beacon of light. Explore our collection, and you might also enjoy our compilation of thoughtful quotes on gratitude.

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