Shake, Baby, Shake / Mueveté Nena

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MY SCIATICA (STILL self-diagnosed, but soon to be scanned) has been the pits lately. It hurts more when I lie down (so sleeping is not currently my most comfortable — nor successful activity — ditto sitting); it feels pretty much fine when I’m on the move. So, except for the two hours I spend at driving school taking practice exams, and morning coffee, I’ve been spending most of my days walking (and not blogging). Wednesday, after morning coffee, I went to the fairgrounds to watch the parade of people (without sciatica) shaking their booties.

MI CIÁTICA (TODAVÍA autodiagnóstico, pero pronto será escaneado) ha sido el peor últimamente. Me duele más cuando me acuesto (por lo que dormir no es actualmente mi actividad más cómoda, ni tampoco una actividad exitosa; lo mismo es sentarme); se siente bastante bien cuando estoy en movimiento. Entonces, a excepción de las dos horas que paso en la auto escuela tomando exámenes de práctica, y el café de la mañana, he pasado la mayor parte de mis días caminando (y no blogueando).El miércoles, después del café de la mañana, fui al recinto ferial para ver el desfile de personas (sin ciática) sacudiendo sus traseros.

Author: Moving with Mitchell

From Brooklyn, New York; to North Massapequa; back to Brooklyn; Brockport, New York; back to Brooklyn... To Boston, Massachusetts, where I met Jerry... To Marina del Rey, California; Washington, DC; New Haven and Guilford, Connecticut; San Diego, San Francisco, Palm Springs, and Santa Barbara, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; Irvine, California; Sevilla, Spain. And Fuengirola, Málaga..

40 thoughts on “Shake, Baby, Shake / Mueveté Nena”

    1. David:
      Thanks. Days have been OK. Nights continue to suck. I’m so tired! But I’m having a good time.

    1. Bob:
      You know, I don’t know for certain. I’ve never been able to quite put my finger on it.

  1. Funny how open about the human body spanish/latin culture is. I’ve been with latin women before, that holds true there.

    1. Adam:
      In general there does seem to be a much healthier attitude toward the body here than in the States. No Puritans, I guess.

      1. Mitchell, stop it! If Anne Marie did that, she’d be in danger of giving herself, and anyone around her, a concussion! Or , she may bruise her knees 🙂 I do love that little carebear.

      2. Deedles:
        So I’ve heard. So I’ve heard! I think those carebears were supposed to be koalas — with the emu from Australia. Did you notice where the emu’s neck was attached? That’s an adult part costume.

      3. Huh? Oh the previous post! Yeah I noticed, but I was being good. I think those koalas are kangaroos. I call Anne Marie my little carebear.

      4. Deedles:
        Oh crap! I knew those koalas were kangaroos. Too many drugs! And, thanks for the clarification. I should have remembered seeing that carebear reference in your replies to Anne Marie.

      5. It’s okay, Mitchell. I was just hoping that I wasn’t coming off all snotty school marmy 🙂 That adult emu looks like an obscene ostrich to me, but they had to put another steroid pellet in my eye, so everything can get a little fuzzy sometimes.

      6. Deedles:
        You never need to apologize. I’ve never taken offense at anything you’ve said. A popular outfit here for the groom at pre-wedding parties (which include the bride AND groom together!!!) is a flamingo costume with construction just like the emu costume… the neck coming protruding where the “privates” originate. AND it probably is an ostrich, since emus are the New Zealand bird, aren’t there. I’m just confusing all the animals!

      7. Oh, aren’t you sweet! The flamingo thing is kind of creepy, but at least it’s not a ginormous dildo! Australian animals are kind of confusing in general so I wouldn’t worry about it.

      8. Deedles:
        Is a ginormous dildo a bad thing? I’ve never had the experience.

      9. Two of my sisters each married one! Both times it turned out to be a bad thing 🙁

      10. Deedles:
        Well! So much for that! I’m glad you didn’t follow your sisters’ model.

    1. Susan:
      I feel like shakin’ it now, but when i do I remembered not to!

  2. Lovely people with no clashing patterns! I hope you feel better soon. Most of my shaking is done with my foot once I lay down. I’ve never heard this version of the song. I prefer Jerry Lee Lewis’ version. I suffer from Noassatall, so does shaking a front butt count?

    1. Deedles:
      Any kind of shaking counts. I also prefer the original version but I couldn’t find it with Spanish subtitles. This is the longest the serious sciatic pain has lasted. But at least it feels good when I’m on the move.

  3. The lady in pink was covering her chest except for the boobies and her legs. I guess we all have parts of our bodies we don’t like.
    Shake that booty !

    cheers, parsnip

    1. Parsnip:
      Oh, I think she was proud of it all. She just needed to find SOME SPOTS she could adorn with sequins and bling.

  4. What a bummer about your condition! Truly sorry. However, goodness me, that first and last pic should have taken your mind off it for a bit. One of those occasions when ruffling a few feathers wouldn’t have been amiss!

    1. Ray:
      i love the thought of ruffling some feathers. It DID take my mind off it for a while. Then I hobbled home!

    1. Jim:
      Deep massage, huh? That’s good to know. My scan is a month from today. I have good stretches. And exercise helps but I’d love to be able to say “I had sciatic once.”

    1. Kirk:
      Oh yeah. And there was more. I just couldn’t stand in one place anymore.

    1. Urspo:
      It comes and goes. This was the longest bout, but last night was the first night I wasn’t awakened by the pain and today has been great. I have a scan in early June. So, here’s hoping it doesn’t flare up again before then. Thanks!

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