Tuesday Notes – June 30, 2009

A Message from Caitlin:  Keep those notes coming!  The mission is spreading, and I’m getting more and more e-mails from people who find YOUR notes (with the web address written on the bottom) and tell me how much Operation Beautiful touched them.  Keep up the good work — YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL!

 

Tiana wrote, “During the night, my sister and I took chalk and wrote “You’re Beautiful” all down the sidewalk on our street and on the cement ramp on our front lawn.  This morning, I glanced out the window to see a female jogger stop running to read the message. She smiled, looked up at the house and met my eyes, and continued jogging with a grin on her face.   It was so worth it.  I’m 15, my sister’s 13. We’ve never had more fun with sidewalk chalk than last night.”

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The Oh She Glows Mom put this note up:

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Kylie of the Ooh La La Lifestyle wrote, “I absolutely adore this movement.  I finally remembered to leave the house with my own post its and pink magic marker and I felt like a fairy godmother as I snuck my note on a post office drop-box.  I drove away in a fit of giggles and felt wonderful, glowing, and inspired.  my post-it notes are the new visa…I’ll never leave home without them!”
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Carolyn from Sandy Feet Eats and Treats wrote, “Here is my own ‘operation beautiful’ note.  I actually posted it on my own bathroom mirror so it’s the first thing I see every day, to motivate me to keep a healthy balance in life!  I added “sunshine” to the note because it is what my mother always called me growing up (and still!) and I associate it with radiating positivity and cheerfulness, and i think it reminds me to embrace every day with a positive self-image and attitude.”

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Kristen from Inspired by Dooce wrote, “In the last couple of days I’ve put up a few operation beautiful notes. I put one up in on the mirror of the bathroom at a pub. I know at least one person saw it before someone took it down…(I was drying my hands when a lady came out of the stall, washed her hands and read the note out loud. then she looked at me and said “imperfections….well, I have a few of those”…the note said “your imperfections are what make you beautiful” and i put the web address on it as well).”

 

Emily wrote, “Another note that I left in a porta potty at the Balloon Fest in Howell, Michigan. Thought it would brighten people’s crazy hot and hectic day!”

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MizFit took her daughters on a note-posting SPREE and put up these gems on a car….

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On the weights at the gym

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In a locker…

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If you find Operation Beautiful be empowering, be sure you participate, too!  Not only will you touch the women who find your note, but you’ll touch THOUSANDS of Internet readers! Post a note, take a picture, and send it to Caitlin at seebriderun@gmail.com!

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One response to “Tuesday Notes – June 30, 2009

  1. What a beautiful reminder you’ve started for everyone to share with others. And just in case you aren’t familiar with Regina Franklin’s book, I wanted to send you the link. I’m sure she’d love to know about your site as well.
    http://www.reginafranklin.com/Books.html
    Blessings today and always,
    Kaye
    Matthew 21:22

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