in that case they are worth infinitely more than other girls on here. Your shots were chosen because they looked good and would help sell the magazine, not because they filled a bit of space. A two page spread as well, that's great news. Your shots were worth BUYING, you are selling a product, the magazine, that is good news, keep it up.
My hairdresser was telling me the the recession will get worse before it gets better, he is having to do shoots which earn him no money, this despite the fact that he does both London and New York fashion weeks for real money. Your good news is a nice counter to his sad outlook.