Filed under schizoaffective disorder- schizo-affective disorder

Documentary AIDS

There is no cure for Aids and it took my brother too soon in September sixteen nineteen ninety within a year of mom’s Death anniversary   My brother, Doug, was a tender soul. He was nine years my younger. Before AIDS defeated his body, he took up knitting and knitted baby hats for premature babies.  … Continue reading

ARTWORK First Lady

Painting the First Lady by Sherry Joiner   What a gift to the world, Michelle Obama’s book Becoming is to everyone. I am so fond of the First Lady, Michelle Obama that I painted a portrait of her. In admiration, here is my portrait.  

ABOUT Gun Safety

I’m in so much pain and heartbroken for the people and children who perished and were injured in El Paso and Ohio   I feel like crawling into a deep dark cave and hiding and never coming out again. My love goes out to the family members who have lost their loved ones also. Why … Continue reading

ABOUT Class of 67

Our Roseburg High School class of sixty seven seventieth birthday party was a joyful healing event   Saturday afternoon we met at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Portland, Oregon and celebrated. We had survived together for seventy years. It seems almost unbelievable. Everyone looked so young. It was great to hear where others had been, … Continue reading

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.