8/14/10

A Glamour Do and a Glamour Don't

Good morning everyone!

Last night was another night of simple indulgances for me.


First I opened a vacation savings account so I can tuck away money from my part time job and splurge on a trip sometime next winter or spring...I can't wait!




Next, I decided to finally indulge my non-stop craving for Mexican food and whipped myself up a really yummy vegetarian taco salad. Start with spinach, shredded carrots, red peppers, mushrooms and mini corn. Then add black beans, salsa, a dallop of refried beans and guacamole, crushed blue corn chips and juice from a lime and ta-da! What you get my friends is the most freakin' delicious salad I have had in a really loooong time!




And of course no Mexican inspired meal would be complete without one of these





After dinner I sat down with the lasted issue of Glamour. I was already a little skeptical of the issue after spying this line on the cover



I hadn't seen it before I bought it but when I did notice it I thought to myself "Uhh, that should read 10,000+ things more important then the last 10 pounds". I think thats Operation Beautiful rubbing off on me because I probably wouldn't have been so sensitive to a comment like that 6 months ago. Cool!


It's funny because I actually muttered "This magazine needs some serious Operation Beautiful love". Then I opened it and low-and-behold there is was! Operation Beautiful featured in Glamour magazine....holy freakin' moly!!



I had no idea that I would find this article. I read Healthy Tipping Point almost everyday but I don't remember reading this announcement. How exciting for Caitlin on the OB team!! I couldn't contain myself and just had to tweet up a storm about it. Operation Beautiful really is revolutionizing North America and I can see why. 


I guess you can't always jusge a magazine by its cover huh??>>

Well I'm off for a 12k and then spending the rest of the day celebrating the Boyfriend's sister's anniversary. Happy Saturday everyone!!


So tell me, what small indulgances do you enjoy?
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17 comments:

  1. I didn't know that either! That's so cool that she's really getting the word out - I'm so proud of here I really hope her message reaches every single person out there and sticks!

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  2. That's so exciting! Glamour is quickly becoming my favorite magazine. Your salad looks so yummy, I love the idea of crushing the taco chips onto it!

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  3. I had no clue she had a spread coming out in Glamour either! How awesome.

    And love the idea of saving up for a vacation. We all need those!

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  4. I notice you are eating alfresco . . . my favorite thing about summer.

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  5. Oh, I haven't seen the new Glamour in stores yet, but I can't wait now!! I don't remember Caitlin announcing the Glamour feature either.

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  6. I just bought the new issue of Glamour today because I heard OB was in it. It's amazing how much OB is spreading now!

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  7. i've always enjoyed Glamour, but i haven't read it in years. the American magazines they sell over here are marked up like you wouldn't believe (would you pay $17 for a copy of "O"???) my small indulgence is Lindt Chilli Chocolate, although "small" is a subjective word :)

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  8. How awesome that OB was in Glamour! Wow!!!

    Love the idea of a vacation savings account! I need to do that!

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  9. I read that Glamour issue on the place yesterday. So exciting to see one of our own in the spotlight for her great work!

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  10. That's so great that Operation Beautiful is in Glamour! I haven't picked up the issue yet but I'm going to have a look next time I'm out! Some of my favourite small indulgences are reading magazines (one of the BEST and most relaxing activities!), spending the day reading blogs (seriously, I would do it every day if I could!) manicures, and pedicures. Hope you had a great weekend!

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  11. Thanks for sharing that Operation Beautiful is in Glamour. I'm so proud of all that Caitlin has accomplished.

    As for small indulgences, I love to buy a magazine every now and then too. I also love to treat myself to an ice cream, a cup of iced or hot tea, or a new piece of clothing, especially fitness clothes.

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  12. I love the ending to this story! :) The idea behind Operation Beautiful is a great one!

    Your salad looks fantastic. I have the urge to make one tonight myself!

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  13. Thats awesome that Operation Beautiful was featured in Glamour! I hope that women start to really pick up on the message and change the value behind "beauty."

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  14. I loved the OB book - I can't believe it was in Glamour! I actually met Caitlin this past weekend. I'll have to go pick up a copy of the magazine!

    Awesome job starting a vacation fund. What a great idea!

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  15. A vacation savings account?!?! What a great idea! Why didn't I think of that? ;) P.S. That taco salad looks amazing.

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  16. Oustanding looking salad...really delish.

    Magazines like Glamour drive me nuts with their headings like that but I am delighted Caitlin/OB was featured! What a great audience for her to reach.

    My indulgences vary...magazines are one of them, add a bath and a glass of wine to that and I'm in heaven.

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  17. Thank you for the awesome salad post. You know I'm always looking for new recipes and I cannot wait to try it. As for OB on Glamour - wow!

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