Filed under schizoaffective disorder- schizo-affective disorder

Documentary Schizoaffective

Went to Dr. Ward T Smiths retirement party last night   It was a time to mingle, laugh, and cry. I was Dr. Ward T. Smith’s client for twenty-six years. He was compassionate, caring, and skilled in helping with a very technical and difficult disease, Schizoaffective Disorder. I will miss his intelligence, sense of humor … Continue reading

ABOUT My Psychiatrist

Celebrating Dr. Smiths birthday   On my last visit with Dr. Ward T. Smith, my psychiatrist of 26 years, I celebrated his birthday with him. I will miss him. He helped me to work with my schizoaffective disorder diligently and faithfully and he is one of the reasons why I am stable today.

ARTWORK

Healing these day by doing some artwork in pastels   Self-portrait in pastels by Sherry M Joiner

Knee Surgery

Recuperating from partial knee replacement surgery with Bipolar Schizoaffective Disorder   Celebrated my 29th wedding anniversary and 41 years of togetherness with my husband, Joe at the Cheesecake Factory in Portland tonight. It is my first social outing since two weeks ago just before I had knee replacement surgery.  I am using a cane to … Continue reading

ABOUT Personal Notice

I am wishing you much happiness   Due to a personal matter, I won’t be visiting the blog on my site artsandwritingbysherry.com as often, at least for a few weeks, but I will check in and respond to your comments and questions.  Please feel free to check the other items on my site. Thank you, … Continue reading

ARTWORK First Place

Dancing on the ceiling   Took home a First Place Blue Ribbon for my ocean scene- ‘Sunset Reflections on the Ocean’  from the North Clackamas Arts Guild Juried Show, King of Kings Lutheran Church, Milwaukie, Oregon, Saturday and am tickled pink with happiness.

ARTWORK Hope

Feeling remorse for the immigrant families   I feel so so sorry for the immigrant children who have been separated from their families and living in cages in our country, ‘The Land of the Free.” They are so young, some not able to speak out, only showing their emotions through screams and cries. I know … Continue reading

ABOUT Suicide

ABOUT Suicide

Dealing with suicide   Painted this Rio Samba Rose for those who are sick, those who have taken their lives by suicide this month, and to celebrate the beginnings of summer which blossoms with the sunshine in June. May your loss be as soft as the moon shining on the fields and may your day … Continue reading

ARTWORK NAMI Walks

Princess Warrior by Sherry Joiner   Wishing I could make it to the NAMI Northwest Walks today at the Vera Katz Esplanade and hoping that everyone has a wonderful walk for mental health and to stomp out stigma. However, I am a Warrior. Next week I am invited to exhibit three of my pieces of … Continue reading