Ron Sparks Solution Architect, Author, Poet


Cancer and Bench-Pressing


Surgery, Chemotherapy, and Radiation therapy take a lot out of a person. You’ve probably all ready my blogs and have some inkling as to how much the treatments impacted me, but I thought another example might be needed. I blogged earlier tonight about how weak I still am compared to where I used to be. I bitched and moaned about how hard it was to surf today. Truthfully – a lot of...

What do Fish and Cancer Have in Common?

Remoras will suck you dry

I blogged last year about the different types of people I met in my battle with cancer. The blog was titled “Living with Cancer – Understanding Sycophants” and you can read it HERE. It details the types of people who come into your life thinking they are helping you but are actually emotionally harmful to you. I have added a new type of person to the list of people to watch out...

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...

Ron Sparks Solution Architect, Author, Poet

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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