By Katherine Wolf Editor’s Note: In 2007, at the age of 26, Katherine Wolf suffered a near-fatal brainstem stroke that robbed her of her ability to walk, talk, and even eat. Her recovery has been long and hard, but with the love and support of her husband Jay, she has recovered to some extent many of the abilities she had lost. Her recovery continues to this day. It’s human nature to rebel against losing what defines us. Our deepest animal urges demand that we store up anything that sustains our sense of identity and helps us keep on living into…