First published in Hippocampus Magazine, Brooke Knisley’s essay helps put in perspective what failure means, what success means. After her fall from a redwood tree, she must learn to write and speak again. Brooke brings listeners into an intimate moment of starting over. In this episode we discuss how Brooke is able to keep a cool, collected distance from her struggle, without ever seeming to feel sorry for herself. What would it feel like to recover from a brain injury? Listen now.