you emerge from the Fog, you are ready to begin to write your proposal.
But sorry to say, you find that this, too, is a very thankless and solitary venture.
May Feel Isolated
You may have difficulty getting started and staying with it, and there's no one
to turn to. You become totally self absorbed and stranded on the Island
Dissertation Doctor has seen many students like yourself who feel disconnected
from the rest of the world and especially from the dissertation.