2013 in review

IMG_1634In the great tradition leading up to New Year we look back at what has gone before and think about the times ahead. Last year I published the WordPress stats of my blog and I decided to repeat the process this year. I must admit that I am pleased that my blog continues to grow in popularity evidenced by the number of views. I do often wonder what people think of my posts – one of the most popular is a post I initially wrote in April 2012 it has had over 2000 views and no comments – I assume this is because it does not contain what people expect? In other words I wonder if people expect me to suggest that a quick fix pill taken to help your body digest food is effective – unfortunately life is often not that easy and for functional bowel symptoms, it is not as simple as popping a pancreatic digestive enzyme pill. If this was the case we would have cured IBS some time ago and doctors would prescribe these as treatment on a regular basis – they don’t. I do wonder if people are disappointed with this advice and choose not to comment, although if this was the case one would think that a few negative comments would be in order 🙂 . Which would be a little better than the lack of interest it has generated – blogging tumbleweed! Perhaps I do need to get involved and comment more on other people’s sites, is this the answer, I wonder?

The three most popular posts are:

https://clinicalalimentary.wordpress.com/2012/04/18/surely-these-digestive-enzymes-ive-found-can-help-or-are-they-money-down-the-toilet/

https://clinicalalimentary.wordpress.com/2012/09/30/low-fodmap-on-a-budget-how-to-make-the-diet-more-affordable/

https://clinicalalimentary.wordpress.com/2012/03/27/lofflex-recipes/

If you want to see what others are interested in please check the link below!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

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