COFWA You May Ask?
Read what one member says about belonging to COFWA. Then, read
some of our member's histories in our
"Arachniac's Journal". Then you'll know why COFWA is THE online, Arachnoiditis
Here is what one of our members, Val,
had to say about being a member of COFWA:
TOP 10 REASONS WHY I JOINED COFWA
10. I learned the correct pronunciation of my condition -
ARACH - NOID - ITE- IS.
9. I finally receive more e-mail than my kids!
8. I understand now why my e-mail comes equipped with an "address book".
7. I realize some of my strange and unique positions to make myself more comfortable are NOT so strange and
6. I know now what AOL stands for "ARACHNIAC'S ON LINE".
5. I found out that an infusion pump is not something that runs when I get water in my basement, & a stimulator
is not an answer given by Dr. Ruth!
4. I finally can converse with individuals about my medical condition without answering to "what is that?", "why
do you need this?", and "why can't you do that?".
3. I found out I'm not the only person whose idea of an AWESOME DAY is having a pain level of 6.
2. I now believe a physician has to earn my respect RATHER THAN I have to respect my physician because of what
AND THE #1 REASON WHY I JOINED COFWA IS...
I found out that Arachnoiditis may effect our spine and central nervous system - BUT OUR HEART MUST COMPENSATE
for this because I haven't met a better group of individuals with LOVING and CARING HEARTS as these