Sheryl Kraft, a freelance writer and breast cancer survivor, was born in Long Beach, New York. She currently lives in Connecticut with her husband Alan and dog Chloe, where her nest is empty of her two sons Jonathan, 22 and Jeremy, 21. Sheryl writes articles and essays on breast cancer and contributes to a variety of publications and websites where she writes on general health and wellness issues. She earned her MFA in writing from Sarah Lawrence College in 2005. Sheryl is delighted to have the opportunity to combine both her personal experiences with and the latest and best current information on breast cancer and share them with the readers of NWHRC.