Had to stop doing physically demanding jobs, carrying bags of cement or pulling out Ford gearboxes had to stop.
Had to learn to just sit and do nothing but relax, that one was harder than I thought it would be.
As much as I really hate cooking I do most of my own food. At least I know what's in it then
Coke cola is not a necessity.. only an occasional treat. Even though it seems to help my IBS days(I meant to tell you that Yatte )
allow and even ask other people for help. To me that was very hard. I think I saw it as belittling myself.
Afternoon naps when needed (if I'm not at work though I have taken a quick five mins in the car on a bad day)
Do my best to avoid stress.
Laugh whenever possibly even if it makes you seem nuts.