Ron Sparks Author, Poet

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Chemo Brain or Just Forgetfulness?


A  consultant, a friend of my boss, came into the office today.  She is, apparently, going to help us with some proposals we are working on.  She came in and I introduced myself to her, shaking her hand.  She looked at my funny and said “I met you last week.” I have no memory of that.  I shook my head and asked her if she was sure.  She was.  She even repeated back a conversation I...

Chemo Brain Attack


I haven’t blogged in a while; I have been so busy with the holidays and work that i haven’t had a chance to sit down and think. The only reason I am able to do so now is that I am in a hotel room in Washington, DC and have a little insomnia. Six months ago I blogged about how I felt chemo brain may have affected my decision to quit my old job. On the whole, the “fuzziness”...

Did Chemo Brain Influence My Decision?


I finished chemotherapy in January 2009. If you’ve read my blogs to date, you know that chemotherapy was much more traumatizing to my body than I thought it would be – but I always assumed the effects would be temporary and that once I was over the toxic side-effects, it would be done.In fact, I atssumed that radiation therapy would be my biggest challenge to overcome in the long term...

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Ron Sparks

Ron Sparks is a technology professional, science fiction and fantasy author and poet living in Zurich, Switzerland. His latest book "ONI: Satellite Earth Series Book 1" is available on


A man of many passions, I lay claim to a myriad of interests and hobbies. Among them, I am an amateur astronomer, an avid motorcycle rider, a whiskey aficionado, a (poor) surfer, a scuba diver, a martial artist, a student of philosophy, a proponent of critical thinking, a technologist, an entrepreneur, a cancer survivor, and I harbor a lifelong love of science fiction and fantasy. Feel free to strike up a conversation on the social networks below.

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