Since diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. I decided to throw my self into any situation that makes me feel uncomfortable, face it, and overcome it. In the early stages of the disease, symptoms were somehow manageable and rarely perceived by people around me. Lately, my motor symptoms are way noticeable and hard to control, especially during … Continue reading Learn to love it
“Carcelén,” documentary film about Roberto Carcelén, two-time Olympian, philanthropist, and Parkinson’s advocate, enters production in New York City and Palm Beach, Florida. I am excited to announce a web series and feature documentary about my training and competition to enter the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, and Parkinson’s Disease advocacy. Episodes will be filmed on location … Continue reading ‘Carcelén’ Film
As a high-performance athlete, it is hard to be in a position beyond your physical control. Parkinson’s Disease has very visible symptoms, tremors are the most noticeable. However, I’m starting to have fun finding ways to hide the tremors or sometimes I proudly tell people: “I have Parkinson’s Disease” I have developed several techniques to … Continue reading Hiding the symptoms
From time to time, we learn of a family member or a friend’s relative going through tough times with illnesses such as MS or Parkinson’s. These are conditions we know there are out there, but we tend to look the other way until they hit our inner circle. I learned this the hard way when … Continue reading April, Parkinson’s Disease awareness month.