Back in May 2016, Finola suffered a brain haemorrhage and after surgery and fabulous care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, she was very fortunate to make a great recovery. That was until May 2017 when she experienced a seizure followed by another in July and has been on mediation since then but has been doing well. So well in fact that on the 2nd of June Finola and a group of friends took on the 100-mile stroll of the West Highland Way over the course of 6 days in aid of the Brain Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT).

Finola said: “It was hard going at times. We were very lucky with the weather as it was glorious, the views were stunning, and a breeze was welcome on some of the hard climbs. I feel delighted to have completed the challenge and very thankful to have been able to do so. And a great bonus to have raised over £1000 for the charity!"

BIRT have a unit in Glasgow, called Graham Anderson House, which specialises in the rehabilitation of people who are experiencing behavioural disorders following a brain injury.

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