You’ve landed on a central issue for every meditator: what to do with a drifting mind. The question addresses the irony that we have a learning curve to simply be with our experience of being. Meditation is just a circumscribed time of minimal distraction.
As I began my seat in meditation today I was very connected with the sound and texture of my breath. It was an easy transition as I had just completed sunrise salutations. But then I remembered I was not meditating alone.