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Beached Whale

Beached Whale

By Destiny Ann
Whale hello there! Beached Whale is a laid back, lifestyle podcast that feels as if you're sneaking a peek into my diary. We talk about body positivity, fat liberation, self-love, confidence and explore these topics through storytimes, discussions, and breakdowns of moments in pop culture. This podcast is all about embracing who you are, challenging your preconceptions about weight stigma, diet culture and body image, and having a great time while you do it. Join the pod, and swim with us to a new, confident version of yourself! New episodes every Wednesday #WhaleWednesday
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009: Truth or Drink with my Best Friend!
In this episode, Destiny brings one of her best friends onto the podcast (yay, our first guest!) for a game of Truth or Drink. Both parties are of legal drinking age, please drink responsibly! Thank you so much for listening! If you liked it make sure to join our pod by following/subscribing on Spotify, iTunes & Google Play! Also, it would be pretty awesome if you left a review. Be sure to screenshot you listening to this episode and tag me @thefatauthor & @beachedwhalepod so I can share you to my story and thank you personally for supporting me! Sea ya soon!
24:39
August 5, 2020
008: Reading my Childhood Diaries (Cringe Warning lol)
You voted for it and we delivered! This week Destiny morifies herself by reading through some of her old diaries from the early 2000s when she was in elementary school! It's a fun, lighthearted episode and we hope you enjoy it and get a good laugh! Thank you so much for listening! If you liked it make sure to join our pod by following/subscribing on Spotify, iTunes & Google Play! Also, it would be pretty awesome if you left a review. Be sure to screenshot you listening to this episode and tag me @thefatauthor & @beachedwhalepod so I can share you to my story and thank you personally for supporting me! Sea ya soon!
27:49
July 29, 2020
007: Being Fat in a Sorority (Q&A)
This week Destiny dishes all about her experience being in a sorority. Through a Q&A, she talks about what is was like to be fat in an organization that stereotypically values aesthetics and "beauty" over all else. If you've ever been curious what a sorority is like (especially in Canada) then this is a great episode for you! Thank you so much for listening! If you liked it make sure to join our pod by following/subscribing on Spotify, iTunes & Google Play! Also, it would be pretty awesome if you left a review. Be sure to screenshot you listening to this episode and tag me @thefatauthor & @beachedwhalepod so I can share you to my story and thank you personally for supporting me! Sea ya soon!
25:29
July 15, 2020
006: How to Get the Perfect Bikini Body
In honour of it recently being National Bikini Day, Destiny talks about body image and bikinis in this episode. She discusses the ways in which the media have created this idea of a "perfect bikini body" and how to combat that. Throughout the episode Destiny provides some tips for rocking that bikini and feeling confident while you do! Thank you so much for listening! If you liked it make sure to join our pod by following/subscribing on Spotify, iTunes & Google Play! Also, it would be pretty awesome if you left a review. Be sure to screenshot you listening to this episode and tag me @thefatauthor & @beachedwhalepod so I can share you to my story and thank you personally for supporting me! Sea ya soon!
20:20
July 8, 2020
005 : How Grief Affected My Body Image
Disclaimer: This episode contains mentions of suicide,  death, eating disorders & negative body image.  In this episode Destiny acknowledges the 2 year anniversary of her cousin dying by suicide. She opens up in a raw, and incredibly emotional discussion about losing a loved one to suicide, how grief manifested itself in her body image, and her struggles to accept her cousins death. She ends the episode reminding listeners that their life has value and urging them to remember that suicide is never the answer. Thank you so much for listening! If you liked it make sure to join our pod by following/subscribing on Spotify, iTunes & Google Play! Also, it would be pretty awesome if you left a review. Be sure to screenshot you listening to this episode and tag me @thefatauthor & @beachedwhalepod so I can share you to my story and thank you personally for supporting me! Sea ya soon!
23:13
July 1, 2020
004: Calling Out Fatphobes/Body Shamers in Public!
If you follow Destiny on Instagram (@thefatauthor ) you'll know that she was fuming on Friday after something happened....well, in this episode Destiny spills all the tea and talks about being fat-shamed in public! She talks about the incident and how she handled it, how she struggles to stand up for herself but The Mom Drive kicks in when defending others, and she discusses why everyone (but especially thin, white women) need to call out fatphobia and body shaming when they see it happening.  Thank you so much for listening! If you liked it make sure to join our pod by following/subscribing on Spotify, iTunes & Google Play! Also, it would be pretty awesome if you left a review. Be sure to screenshot you listening to this episode and tag me @thefatauthor & @beachedwhalepod so I can share you to my story and thank you personally for supporting me! Sea ya soon!
21:04
June 24, 2020
003: My Worst Date EVER (storytime)
In this episode, Destiny spills all the tea about her worst date ever -- when a guy she matched with on Tinder brought her to a gym for their first (and only) date. She also ends the episode by talking about how this date connected to her own internalized fatphobia at the time, and why "beggars can't be choosers" is BS. Grab a glass of wine for this one, it is A TIME. Thank you so much for listening! If you liked it make sure to join our pod by following/subscribing on Spotify, iTunes & Google Play! Also, it would be pretty awesome if you left a review. Be sure to screenshot you listening to this episode and tag me @thefatauthor & @beachedwhalepod so I can share you to my story and thank you personally for supporting me! Sea ya soon!
19:53
June 4, 2020
002: Why I Bought Myself a Promise Ring + My Fat Story
In this weeks episode, Destiny chats about her fat journey and how she came to be a fat positive activist. She talks about gaining weight at a young age due to a medication side effect, her friends trying to pay guys to dance with her, how her family influenced her body image, and why she bought herself a promise ring. Thank you so much for listening! If you liked it make sure to join our pod by following/subscribing on Spotify, iTunes & Google Play! Also, it would be pretty awesome if you left a review. Be sure to screenshot you listening to this episode and tag me @thefatauthor & @beachedwhalepod so I can share you to my story and thank you personally for supporting me! Sea ya soon! 
18:20
June 3, 2020
001: Whale Hello There! Welcome to Beached Whale!
Whalecome to my brand new podcast, Beached Whale! In this first episode we talk about the meaning behind the name "Beached Whale,"  I tell you a bit about myself and how I got here, and why I chose to start a podcast. Thank you so much for listening to the first episode of Beached Whale! If you liked it make sure to join our pod by following/subscribing on Spotify, iTunes & Google Play! Also, it would be pretty awesome if you left a review! Be sure to screenshot you listening to this episode and tag me @thefatauthor & @beachedwhalepod so I share you to my story and thank you personally for supporting me! Sea ya soon! 
18:28
June 2, 2020