Things should be set-up properly before putting all load back again. Here’s a tip(PDF) from MAXIM on self-powering/recovering from power loss.
Self-starting is a necessary but sometimes difficult task, whether it is motivating humans, starting cold automobiles, or providing power-on-reset (POR) for ICs. PORs ensure systems start in known and safe states. This app note will discuss several misapplications of this technology and how designers can avoid startup problems.