A comment on one of the blogs I follow said, "YOU ARE IN LABOR, (and all that entails) GIVING BIRTH TO YOURSELVES"
Another commenter said that reminded him/her of this essay, which I think is excellent, so I'll link to it here: http://realitysandwich.com/invisible_paths
It's hard when you can't see where you're going. That's the crisis I'm in right now. Seems I've been here for ages.