I created this site to share my experience in the hope it can help raise awareness and benefit other stroke survivors.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

After my stroke, my inpatient rehab occupational therapist - Bianca - tried to get me to consider getting orthopaedic type-velcro shoes, however I wasn’t interested and thought there had to be a way for me to wear my own shoes and tie up laces with one...

Sunday, August 9, 2020

I was 12 years old when I started wearing glasses and I was 20 years old when I started wearing contact lenses. Luckily, my prescription is relatively low (I think 2 or 3) so I can see okay but I need glasses or contact lenses for driving, playing and w...

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

I started this blog a few years ago and the aims were to try to document my recovery, but also to raise awareness of stroke and help other stroke survivors. One important page in the blog/website is called ‘Handy Hints’.


Lots of s...

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Being a very healthy man before my stroke, my first experience with Occupational therapy (OT) in my life was after my stroke, so starting my rehab at Caulfield Hospital - with a one-side paralysis - was a difficult to grasp - pun intended - relative to...

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Modern medicine and technological advances in recovery is always evolving, and definitely helping me to able to make my life easier and better. 

Being a social person, I used technology for almost everything prior to my stroke - including my work, at hom...

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Paul Fink is lucky to be alive. His family was nearly torn apart when - aged just 34, he suffered a massive stroke.

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