Friday Notes – March 26, 2010

by Caitlin on March 26, 2010

Angie wrote, “The husband and I are going on a trip in April to Florida and so I’ve been doing my best to start making sure I have enough light and summery maternity clothing!  During my lunch hour I popped over the mall to Motherhood Maternity where I have found a few good maternity staple items of clothing already.  I figured this would be a wonderful opportunity to spread some of the Operation Beautiful love knowing how difficult it was in the beginning to embrace the changes that are happening to my body and decided I’d leave a note in the changing room.”



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Amy wrote, “I love Operation Beautiful! It’s such a great idea. I used to struggle with image so much that it almost killed me. Thankfully, God used a testimony (from Becca Barlow, from the Christian group BarlowGirl) to help me get through that and know that I am beautiful just the way I am.  But I still do struggle with image and I want to help other girls, too.”

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Kailey wrote, “All quarter I’d wanted to write an Operation Beautiful on the infamous Ellis Hall bathroom stall. (Whoah, rhyme much?) Yesterday, I found myself alone in the bathroom, so I finally did tha damn thang! It felt wildly freeing and amazing. I just felt the positive energy surge onward, even though it was just a bathroom stall. I’m excited to check back on it next week to see if it spurs any other positive comments.”

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Deb posted this note:

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If you want to participate in Operation Beautiful, post a note, take a picture, and e-mail it to Caitlin at [email protected].  Spread the love!

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Writer March 26, 2010 at 10:01 pm

I made three OB notes at study hall, and put two in my school’s bathroom. A friend saw and asked what I was doing. I explained and showed her, and she thought it was cool. I am a Girl Scout, and I was going to leave one there saying “God made you in His BEAUTIFUL image” but not all girls are Catholic there, so I gave it to my friend. I hope the girls like them. I’m also thinking of slipping one in for my teacher b/c she has an audition coming up.


Jo C. March 28, 2010 at 2:59 am

I love this idea. I am going to start tomorrow!!!!!

Thanks for the push.

GOD BLESS!!!!!!!


admin March 28, 2010 at 6:41 pm

I would love it if you’d send in the notes you post!


Shelby March 31, 2010 at 1:41 am

I was recently at a local PF Changs [For those of you who don’t know, it’s a Chinese bistro. Yuum] and I posted OB notes all over the girls bathroom there. Unfortunately, I forgot my camera at home and only had my cell phone camera to take pictures. I still have them, but the quality is pretty bad. I’ll send them if you’d like.


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