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...

Friday, February 22, 2019

It was a beautiful day for riding this week, so I rode my trike to the local velodrome. I can’t use a two-wheel bike yet because my balance is not the best after my stroke, so I use a trike instead. I bought my trike three years ago and - in this stage...

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...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Strokes are life-changing events. In my situation, my son (Oscar) was six-month-old after my stroke happened, consequently can't compare what having a stroke would be if you weren't a parent. But for me, having a family gave goals, motivation and direct...

Friday, June 30, 2017

Six weeks ago before my stroke, my family were moving in a new house at Carnegie (inner-city suburb at Melbourne). We were upsizing the living arrangements because my son was born, and my old apartment was very small. 

  

Grange Road is a main road a...

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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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