Listen Up! More Pound Cake Tunes

The music references between chapters 21 and 29 of “Goodbye Pound Cake” take us through some tough emotional times for our protagonist Michelle. Like when Michelle finally starts getting the hang of cross-country, only to find that Dillon’s heart may already be taken: Bye Bye Bye by NSYNC https://music.apple.com/us/album/bye-bye-bye/303171298?i=303171368 And when she tries to move …

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So You Want Some More? Pound Cake Music Part 3

Happy Friday! As we progress on through the story of Michelle “Pound Cake” Natale, we find her discovering more about her capabilities, as well as those things she needs to work on, namely, patience and confidence. Dillon is helping her along on her journey and the music and the spirit of the The King of …

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More Music from Goodbye Pound Cake!

The tunes continue! Our next batch come from chapters 2 through 5. Enjoy! Chapter 2 Love Me Tender by Elvis Presley. Picture this being played on a clarinet. 😌 https://music.apple.com/us/album/love-me-tender/217633715?i=217634062 Chapter 4 contains my all time favorite Elvis song, Burning Love. ❤️ 🔥 https://music.apple.com/us/album/burning-love/388127843?i=388128626 Chapter 5 is chock full of music! These next 3 are …

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Goodbye Pound Cake Music – Chapter 1

As you’re reading Goodbye Pound Cake (GBPC) you’ll notice lots of musical references. Some are Michelle’s mom’s favorite Elvis tunes, some are part of Dillon O’Brien’s cross country playlist. Others, well, I’m not giving them all away. You need to read the book! Whether you’re old enough to remember them or not, they’re a great …

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My Relationship with Food? It’s complicated

As some of you know, I’ve been doing some extreme, medically supervised dieting since late summer. I’ve lost a good amount of weight and my blood pressure and cholesterol levels have dropped to very healthy levels. I’ve been exercising more without dreading it and have been pretty happy overall. I decided that I would eat …

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