50 Heartfelt Thinking of You Messages for Illness

Here is a list of 50 heartfelt thinking of you messages for illness to let them know you are there for them.

#1 It’s just not fair that you’re ill. I can’t wait to see you back on your feet again, but for now, let us know if there is anything we can do. We’re all thinking of you and wishing you a quick recovery.


#2 I hate it that you are ill. You are superman/superwoman in everything you do, so where does that leave the rest of us mere mortals? I am sending energy and happy thoughts your way. Please continue to take care of yourself and get well soon.

#3 The best thing you can do is to not rush your recovery. Rest, save your energy and you’ll feel better in no time. I’m thinking of you every day and sending you lots of hugs and virtual chicken soup!

#4 There’s nothing worse for a fast-moving person like you than getting stopped in his/her tracks with an illness. I am so sorry this happened. It may take time, but you are fierce, and you’ve got this. In the meantime, let me know what you need. To talk? A medicine or grocery delivery? Or a zero-calorie chocolate cake? I’ve got your back, my friend. I am hoping for your speedy recovery.


#5 However hard it gets, just remember that you have a lot of people pulling for you to get through this. I hope you find strength in knowing we are here for you, and that you will soon be better. Please get well soon.

#6 Chicken soup, groceries, carting the kids around – just let me know how I can help. You need some time to rest and focus on kicking this illness. I’m a text away. Get well soon, my friend.

#7 I don’t know why bad things happen to good people, but we’ll beat this together. Thinking of you and sending you all my love. I hope you get better soon, and in the meantime, please let me know if there is some way I can help. Sending you lots of hugs.


#8 Just a little note to let you know I am thinking of you and hoping for your quick recovery. It is no fun to be ill, and I can only imagine how awful you feel. If there is anything I can do, please don’t hesitate to let me know. I miss you very much and am sending good thoughts your way. Please get better soon.

#9 I read on a credible internet website that cakes, candy, and all desserts have zero calories when you are sick. I would love to drop some zero-calorie treats off for you, so let me know when you’re feeling up to it. Miss you, and I am sending you all my wishes for energy and health.

#10 I know it must feel lonely fighting this illness, but please know I am thinking of you and am just a call or text away anytime you feel like talking. People say I have a listening ear and I would love to hear your voice. Until then, keep taking care of yourself and rest.


#11 I really hope you’ll get well soon. I miss your smiles and laughter very much. Thinking of you every day and sending you lots of hugs. Rest and get well, my friend.

#12 I hope you’re recovering from this awful illness. I really miss you and I want to let you know that you’re always in my thoughts. Take good care of yourself and get well soon.

#13 I’m so sorry you fell ill. Let me know if you would like to talk or if it would be okay for me to drop off a little care package to ease the boredom. I hope you’re better in no time. Get well soon.


#14 Seriously, you can’t just take yourself out of the picture. You must get well soon. Just kidding. But I do miss you and hope you recover quickly. Let me know if you are up for watching a movie on [Netflix / Amazon Prime] at the same time so we can pretend we’re hanging out. I am thinking of you.

#15 I heard that you are stuck ill at home, but thank goodness for social media. This is just a card to let you know that I am thinking of you and am going to call you in a couple of days. I want to hear about how you are feeling and see how we can connect online to stay in touch. Wishing you the best of energy and health very soon.

#16 The world just isn’t the same without your laughter. Thinking of you today. Please get well soon. I can’t wait to see you all better again.


#17 Sending you the warmest rays of sunshine to bring light into your life while you are ill. You’re in my thoughts and I wish you a speedy recovery. Get well soon.

#18 Here’s a challenge: get well as soon as you can because we’re planning your welcome back celebration right now! Thinking of you and missing you a lot.

#19 Thinking about you every day. I know you’re strong, but everyone can use a little help from their friends. I am going to call you in a couple of days and see what I can get delivered to you. Hang in there.


#20 I know being ill is so tough, but you’re tougher and in the end, I know you will beat this. Take your time and know I am here for you if you need me to walk the dog, drop off groceries, or bring you some food. Thinking of you and hoping to see you get back to your old healthy self soon.

#21 I wish I could wave a magic wand and skip ahead in time until you’re all better. Thinking of you and sending you all the “get well” wishes in the world. Hope you have a speedy recovery.

#22 Sorry you are ill and stuck at home. I guess you could clean out the garage, reorganize all the cabinets, or perhaps the best idea is just to rest your body and get well. You are top of mind with me, my friend, and I really hope you get better soon. Please let me know if I can bring you a meal or some groceries.

#23 Don’t you worry about anything, just focus on getting better, okay? We’re handling all the rest and sending you our warm thoughts for health and energy. Get well soon.

#24 I know being ill is terrible and I know you must be taking good care of yourself and doing everything you can to get better. When you feel a little better, please let me know and I will send you a video conference invite so we can “see” each other and catch up. I look forward to hearing about what has been going on in your life. Get well soon.

#25 Sticks and stones may break your bones, but this illness won’t break your spirit. Stay strong, rest up, and know that I’m thinking of you. Wishing you a quick recovery.

#26 Thinking about you every day. Let me know when I can come to visit you, okay? I really miss you. Take care of yourself and get well soon.

#27 Our friendship means so much to me. I hope you feel better today than you did yesterday and continue to improve with each day. I am thinking of you and sending you warm wishes for energy and a quick recovery.

#28 Cons: This is a serious illness. Pros: You have me for support, you are strong, and we are going to beat this. Please don’t hesitate to let me know what you need. I can’t read your mind, but I really want to help! I know you would do it for me, so don’t be shy. Thinking of you always.

#29 Even though you are ill, you’re the strongest person I know. Don’t worry. You’ll be back on your feet in no time. Until then, please rest, continue to take care of yourself, and know that I miss you. Get well soon.

#30 I was so sorry to hear about you being ill. Being ill is so horrible! I am thinking of you and sending hugs your way. If there is anything I can do, call me or text me day or night. I’m happy to run to the pharmacy in the middle of the night for you. I am here.

The Most Famous Quotes to Include with Your Thinking of You While You Are Ill Message

“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”
Oprah Winfrey

“It’s not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.”
J.R.R. Tolkien

“Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.”
Sarah Dessen

“Friendship is essentially a partnership.”

“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.”
Khalil Gibran

“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.”

“Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life–and they are the only things from this world that we could hope to see in the next.”
Dean Koontz

“Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

“One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.”
George Santayana

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”
Vivian Greene

The Best Bible Verses to Include with Your Thinking of You While You Are Ill Message

Galatians 6:2
Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

1 John 4:7
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.

Ephesians 2:10
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Ephesians 4:32
Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Philippians 2:4
Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.

Matthew 5:16
In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Romans 12:15
Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.

1 John 4:11
Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.

1 Thessalonians 5:11
Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

Hebrews 13:16
Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

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Thinking of You Messages for Illness

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