Cheryl Alkon is a writer, researcher, and editor. Her work has been published in national, regional, and online publications including the New York Times, Body+Soul, Boston, More, and Woman's Day. Her blog, Managing the Sweetness Within, at www.thesweetnesswithin.blogspot.com, chronicled her efforts to get and stay pregnant while managing her type 1 diabetes. The blog was named one of About.com's "Six Diabetes Blogs Worth Visiting." Learn more at www.CherylAlkon.com.