I am beginning a new journey that I am looking at in a positive light. My doctor is working with me on mindfulness and meditation. I have tried meditation on my own in the past with not much luck. But now I have learned that it is normal for your mind to wander, especially when you first start out. I have had a couple of days of mindful eating… it is hard not to just chew things up and swallow. I have to notice texture, taste, temperature, etc. when I am eating. But tonight was a new step that made me feel pretty good about how well things are going.
This new step was a 40 minute body scan meditation. Aside from the cat trying to jump on me and my phone going off in the middle of it (I just silenced it and went on) I think it was a very good first attempt. I did find some frustration as being more aware of my body during the scan I also became more aware of the pain that always lingers with fibromyalgia. But overall I am very pleased with the way it went and that was my moment of happiness today.