Posted in December 2016

ABOUT Obamas Card

Letting go of grief and schizoaffective disorder as I receive a message from the President   Received a Thank you card from the Office of the President today. I am just delighted to hear from President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle. Their dedication and hard work will never be forgotten. Happy Holidays to both … Continue reading

ABOUT Loss of Two Icons

Grieving and acceptance with Schizoaffective and Bipolar Disorder   Losing George Michael and Carrie Fisher was like walking in a room and wondering what you were there for, only experiencing the loss was worse. I pray for healing for these two beloved icon’s families and loved ones. Such sorrow and tragedy to be had during … Continue reading

ABOUT Christmas

Enjoying the Holidays with Schizoaffective Disorder at Alpinrose Dairy   While I was at Alpinrose Dairy this weekend with my adopted grand girls, I heard a voice call out my name. It was someone I had known from quite sometime ago. He told me that my book was wonderful, how much he liked Sherry Goes … Continue reading


Having a productive day with Schizoaffective Disorder this winter going through my photo album   Found this treasure- my baby picture.


  Romance and Emotion making up with Schizoaffective Disorder after a stressful stretch of life   ARTWORK-Picking Roses for my Sweetheart. A painting I did while working through my November stress, oil 18×24. Sherry Joiner

ARTWORK Portrait in Black

Taking Charge with Schizoaffective Disorder   Thank you for your support. I am still grieving and will for awhile, but I am practicing peaceful meditation and am able to let go of the things I could not control or change. It finally feels good to take charge of my life once again. Painting I did … Continue reading

Changes from sadness

Making Lifestyle changes with Schizoaffective Disorder   With the many upsets in November and the sadness that fell upon Brazil’s soccer team recently, I am making lifestyle changes to improve my stress-management skills. I am getting plenty of rest, walking, and writing and will dabble in my oils again. I talked with my friend, Melody … Continue reading