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The end of my year of less is more

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I’ve been asked a few times recently about whether or not I’m still writing a blog.  Well, yes.  I am.  Sort of.  I’m just sneaking in one last post for 2014. To end my year of less is more! 
Partly I haven’t written because I've had a busy few months at work.
But it’s also because I suspect I got a bit weary from oversharing.
I feel so grateful for all the support and encouragement that I received from folks while we were struggling through our daughter’sillness.  But then I suddenly I didn’t want to talk about it anymore.  Not just online.  It just started to sound repetitive.  As things do with chronic illness. 
We found a strategy to help her recover with her post-viral fatigue at the end of July.  It felt like some of the crisis/uncertainty lifted at this time.  But then the hard slog of just getting on with it kicked in.  She’s done well.  But we didn’t end the year with a great success story.  She still hadn’t attended a full week of school by the end of term.  She had a cr…