Aika Yoshida

Aika Yoshida

If you asked me all the sports I used to play, it might be easier to tell which ones I didn’t play. From my first love of trail running and marathon races, I branched out to mountain biking, rock climbing, equestrian, skiing, snowboarding, and yoga. I’ve been an...
Wendy Garrett

Wendy Garrett

I used to think I was invincible. That was, of course, until a chance accident left me without the use of my left leg. Little did I know that I would soon begin a three year-long journey to even get a proper diagnosis of my injury—let alone return to an active,...
Felicia Catarella

Felicia Catarella

December 1st, 2012 is a day that I will both never forget and only half-remember.I was driving home in the late hours of a frigid Massachusetts night, feeling a bit light-headed thanks to a few recent bouts of vertigo.I’m told that I must’ve fallen asleep at the...
Lainie Ishbia

Lainie Ishbia

If you ask any elementary school age student what the highlight of their day was, the answer is almost always “recess.”But that was never the case for me as a young girl. Unlike my peers—who literally counted down the minutes until they could run, jump and play—I...