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How Do YOU Help Someone Recovering from Surgery/Cancer?

Many of the attendees at last May’s Experience Woman’s Open House Community event graciously participated in sharing how they help someone who is recovering from surgery or cancer. We had over 97 respondents and here are some of the answers, as some were duplicates.

  • A smile increases your face value.
  • Hope you get well soon!
  • Have someone to talk to.
  • Stay positive!
  • I hope you feel better!
  • Show your love with a friendly smile and a silent prayer for recovery.
  • Be a good listener.
  • Drive them to appointments.
  • Check mail.
  • Clean the house!
  • Cook a meal.
  • Remember God is good.
  • Feed them well if they feel like eating and love them.
  • Have faith and God bless.
  • Run errands.
  • Bring them a book or a movie.
  • Pick up groceries.
  • Start a fundraiser to help with living expenses.
  • Make them laugh.
  • Believe in yourself because we believe in you.
  • Help fold clothes and wash dishes.
  • Show tons of love and have tons of patience.
  • God is faithful through all of this! Pray.
  • Help with a bath.
  • Ensure family members every thing is well.
  • We are here for you. Just let us know…family and friends love you!
  • Babysit.
  • Write a prayer to God for her and pray daily for her.
  • Your strength keeps me strong!
  • Walk the dogs.
  • You can do all things through Christ who strengthens you!
  • Give presents to them and make them happy!
  • Bring a newspaper.
  • Have a Chaplin available for patient and family.
  • Prayer changes things.
  • Weed the yard.
  • Treat them to Cane's.
  • Help with laundry.
  • Be blessed.
  • Let them know they are always thought of.
  • Be compassionate. Hold hands and make them feel loved and special.
  • Send them something nice.
  • Smile.
  • Have an artist draw and paint pictures!
  • Lots of love.
  • Live one day at a time!
  • Listen to them and be there for them.
  • Call to say hello.
  • Visit once a week.
  • There's always hope.
  • Think positive thoughts.
  • Love God first, love self next, love mankind, pray for others, God will take care of you!
  • Hang in there!
  • Laughter is contagious.
  • Make yourself available to help or listen!
  • Make dessert.
  • Offer to keep them company during infusion.
  • Cut the grass.
  • Help with childcare.
  • Family support.
  • A smile will make the darkest day turn bright.
  • Fix their hair.
  • I want to grow up and cure cancer.

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