I’m back! It has been a while since my last post as Covid-19 got into everyone’s lives and priorities changed. Gratefully, my family and I made it through Covid safely and without complications, but as anticipated, my Parkinson’s disease (PD) symptoms have progressed noticeably. The motor part (tremors) are harder to manage, but luckily, they … Continue reading I’m back
For those of us who live with a progressive disorder is essential to be conscious of the condition’s progression, symptoms, and how we can help ourselves to tweak our system. A couple of years ago, a friend texted me a photo of a dinner party we attended the night before. What I found in the … Continue reading consciousness
I wanted to update all regarding the status of my Parkinson’s Disease condition and how my self-treatment is performing. I decided not to take medicines to control Parkinson’s Disease symptoms because of the side effects and drug wear off; instead, I focusing on a lifestyle approach through diet and exercise. The diet is free of … Continue reading Parkinson’s Disease update
Summer training is almost over. As soon as the temperatures cool off it will be the time to get back on roller skis. Most of my summer training involved early 3-4 miles run and 1/2 of mile ocean swim followed by a 10-15 minute meditation/stretching session. This combination provided me with proper relaxation and prepared … Continue reading Summer is over.
“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
It is over two months since The Roberto Carcelen Foundation (RCF) extended its mission statement reach and added Parkinson’s Disease research to its charitable efforts. After successfully meeting with the directors of the Peruvian Institute of Neurological Sciences (INCN), The Roberto Carcelen Foundation is currently working on supporting the INCN on data research. The RCF … Continue reading Working on Parkinson’s Disease research in Peru
by Allen Schauffler Riding along through life with Roberto Carcelen is never a predictable and boring ride; I know, I’ve been on Carcelen roller-coaster for more than a decade. We met back in 2008 when I was working as a reporter and news anchor for KING in Seattle and was prepping for the upcoming 2010 Olympic Winter … Continue reading The crazy world of Roberto Carcelén.
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.