There's usually a method to upgrade and keep root, but we won't know until 4.4 comes out in March at the earliest. You got awhile.
Also, there's a sticky at the top of this forum titled "RULES for posting in development", you're only supposed to post your dev work. If you have a question, ask it in the Q&A section.
- CARRIER: VERIZON
- DEVICE: HTC ONE MAX
- RECOVERY: TWRP 2.7
- ROM: NUSENSE SIX
- KERNEL: CLEANKERNEL
- LAUNCHER: TSF SHELL
- XPOSED MODULES: Greenify/KeepChat/NotifyClean/Sense6Toolbox/Snapshare/YoutubeAdAway
- CASE: POWER FLIP
- HACKS: LIFETIME FREE PIZZA DELIVERY