"Under the circumstances I'm doing really, really extremely well," Sherri told ET exclsuively. "I don't care what I go through, nothing gets me down. You know me. I will smile my way through anything. I believe smiling and laughter is the best medicine."
The couple separated in May 2014 and have since been involved in a custody battle over a now 8-month-old baby born via surrogate. Just last week, a judge ruled that Shepherd is the legal mother of the baby. Up until that point, the surrogate was listed as the legal mother on the birth certificate.
The 48-year-old star admits that, even with a positive outlook, her protracted legal fight has been emotionally challenging.