Being in the dark, uncertain of what to do next or uncertain of the last action you took, should be nothing new for you if you are trying to lose weight. You undoubtedly have had to grope your way to finding the right answer for how to stay on a diet or how to deal with your various emotions that send you to food.
Should you know the right answer, the right way, the best thing to do? Putting yourself in the position of knowing the very right answer can certainly contribute to weight loss burnout. It’s not that there are no right answers. It’s just that the right answer can be hard to come by.
On your weight loss journey, you are going to have to learn to live with the journey's uncertainties. What do I do next? Did I do the right thing? I failed last time, what should I do differently this time around? There are lots of uncertainties making for plenty of time to spend in the dark. Get used to it. For being in the dark is one of the steps to losing weight.