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“If a sprained elbow gets a sling to heal in, why isn’t there
helpful equipment to heal in after a mastectomy?"

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Created from experience, designed with patient
comfort and dignity in mind.

This is Why…

  • "I can't believe how much easier and more comfortable I am with my shirt for this surgery than I did without one for my first. Thank you so much for creating this!"

  • "Heading home in my healincomfort shirt! Most awesome post-surgery shirt EVER!! Thank you, Cherie!! Xoxo"

  • "Everything in the kit has made my life so much easier and I am so thankful to you and your team. I am over the moon with this kit – could not make it without everything in it! Thanks healincomfort!"

  • "She was so grateful and the nurse was very impressed, I shared your info with her. I appreciate you and am grateful for your foresight and goal to assist all women in keeping their dignity as they traverse the gauntlet of breast cancer surgery. Thank you and bless your heart."

  • "I put the healincomfort shirt on the day I left the hospital after my double mastectomy. I loved it! The lanyard was great for showering."

  • "I cannot believe that it took so long for someone to make this post-operative shirt for breast cancer patients! I wish there was one when my grandmother had her mastectomy."

  • "Thank you Cherie for being the big hearted, generous, compassionate and understanding heart you are. I am so grateful you made it possible for my friend who was having a double mastectomy today to have a Heal in Comfort Shirt kit."

Breast cancer patients deserve a little dignity!

“This patient clothing is brilliant! We always used safety pins for the JP drains. Needless to say, this is a wonderful idea and I hope every patient in the world wears one — they should! Anything to improve patient outcomes is a welcomed addition. Pain Control, functional clothing and comfort are vital components. Make an unpleasant experience as pleasant as possible will be greatly appreciated by patients and their families.”
Dr. Steven L. Snodgrass
Board Certified Surgeon, Member of the American Medical Association, Former Chief of Surgery, HCA Greenview hospital, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

  • I wore my healincomfort shirt that Cherie Mathews send me from www.healincomfort.com. It had pockets for all drains which made it so nice. The nurses at the hospital loved it!!

    Donna Guinn Kaufman
    Donna Guinn KaufmanKill the Beast
  • Honestly... If I find myself feeling sorry for myself... I remember your “Shadow Story.” It helps my soul!!!

    Holley
  • I wore your shirt after surgery as well; my surgery was just a couple months ago and i will be passing it on to someone in need; thank you for reminding us we're not alone!!  hugs

    Amy
    Amy
  • "Oh my gosh, you are truly an angel. Jean gave the healincomfort shirts to doctors, patients, and nurses and they all loved them as I did. You really get tired of pulling something over your head or buttoning and unbuttoning. UNC knows your shirt at their new cancer center for sure. Thanks for all your support."

  • Hi Cherie: I've worn your wonderfully made shirt more times than I wish I had to, but was so glad to have it! Necessity is the mother of invention and thank God for this invention from healincomfort.com the same place that invented the mastectomy shirt with the hidden pockets and velcro closures I blogged about earlier.

    Karen Penfold
    Karen PenfoldChoose Hope Today
  • Just wanted to tell you that my healincomfort shirt is so smelly because I've hardly taken it off this whole week after my mastectomy last Thursday!! Thank you for such a wonderful shirt!!!

    Kristie
    Kristie
  • Wore my healincomfort shirt home from surgery today. It is truly one of the best mastectomy / reconstruction MUSTS! Thank you for a brilliant invention!

    Missey
    Missey
  • Headed home finally! Wearing my heal in comfort shirt! Every woman or man needs one after surgery to upper body! BLESSED!!

    Jessie
    Jessie
  • Any time I get upset about events or people, I imagine what the World would be if everyone had a heart as big as Cherie's.

    Kimberly
    Kimberly

While flowers are a thoughtful gesture after surgery or during recovery, their effects are not long-lasting. For about the same price, you can give the gift of comfort to your favorite patient instead. After the flowers have wilted, your healincomfort gift will continue to make your loved one smile… and For the same price as that bouquet of flowers.

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“I am so thankful for this Heal In Comfort Recovery shirt. It was very useful post surgery to have the pockets for drains and the velcro for easy access. It made it so much easier to maneuver getting in and out of the hospital bed to the wheelchair and especially after I got home.”
– Karen