Your friend or relative is sick or recovering, and you are planning a get well gift that would cheer him up? Nothing is more depressing and frustrating than being confined to the bed while recuperating from sickness, injury or surgery.
Apart from the anguish of being stuck to the bed, he would probably be having a whole lot of medicines that are making his days unbearable. However, choosing a nice gift is sure to brighten his day.
Unfortunately when it comes to choosing gifts especially the get well gifts people are confused about what to get. Men are often extremely cranky patients as they are used to being out and about a lot. Of course, you cannot go around gifting them stuffed toys or other girly gifts.
The perfect gift for them is something that is entertaining, and would keep them engaged for hours. Here are some excellent get well gift ideas that is sure to appeal most of the cranky, bed-ridden men out there.
Best Get Well Gifts for Men
A Chocolate Hamper
All that bland food and medications are sure to make him crave for some sweet and salty snacks? Munching on some yummy, gooey chocolates will definitely make his day.
Handheld Video Game Consoles
Which guy would not love a portable handheld video game console which would help him pass the boring days? Lightweight and portable, these video games with built-in screen, game controls and speakers are a fun way to spend a day.
If the guy loves games, then some entertaining game DVDs can help in keeping him entertained during the phase. Some of the popular games that he may enjoy are BioShock Infinite, Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm, Half-Life and Quake.
Whether he is reclining on his favorite chair or taking a nap, a pair of nice and comfortable pajamas will make a great get well gift for him. Choose classic cotton-yarn pajamas with button-up tops, long pants and long sleeves.
Relax your sore feet with a foot massager. It stimulates acupressure points in the feet, and speeds up blood circulation. This boosts the body's metabolism and delivers nutrients to the cells. Vibration and infrared therapy soothes pain, and keeps a person healthy.
Books and Magazines
What better way to spend your days than with books. Gift him the year's bestsellers like "The Inferno" by Dan Brown or "And The Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini.
If he loves classics then gifting him some of the must-read books like "The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde or "Catch-22" by Joseph Heller is a great idea. If you are confused about which books to give then grab the latest magazines for men, and send it to him in a nice messenger bag.
The best part about bed rest during recovery is being pampered. Gift your friend a nice wooden breakfast tray to have his meals in the bed with peace. The tray must be large enough to hold everything. The breakfast tray can also serve as a laptop table.
Apart from these gifts you can also gift your friend some personalized and funny get well cards, T-shirts, get-well mugs or a pill box. When choosing the gift, try to find something which he would like. If he is a crossword fan then a crossword book would make a great gift for him.
At the end of the day it is not the price of the gift that matters. Instead, it is best to opt for a well-thought gift that would cheer him up, and help in his recovery.