Comfort. That word covers a wide range of options now doesn’t it. Words are comforting, but we’ve already covered that. Food is comforting, but we’ve already covered that. This kind of comfort I’m referring to here is by the sense of touch. A soft cap, a blanket that you can curl up in like a bear in hibernation, even the traditional fuzzy slippers fit into this category, but let’s take it a step further.
Here’s another good-to-know about someone going through chemo or recovering from it. At some point, nearly all of them will experience an inexplicable aching of the joints. which joints varies from person to person. There are also several who experience extreme swelling in their arms or legs/feet. In the case of the swelling, “compression” socks and arm sleeves are great, but dull, yes. There are several gifts that are extremely thoughtful, a bit more interesting and will be well appreciated. I can think of so many in the category of comfort that I’ll give you 8 specific gifts right off the top of my head that I’d recommend. Other than Libre (because I didn’t know they existed until recently) I have used all of the items below, loved them and use them to this day: