lowercase sober

Lowercase Sober

lowercase sober is a limited series podcast by Izzi D'Esposito. it's about Izzi navigating sobriety in her 20's after she stopped drinking because of a health issue. she is still in her 20's. she still doesn't know what she's doing. Produced by Izzi D’Esposito

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Join me and Adam Woodley for the sixth and final episode of Part Two, as Adam answers some of the questions about drinking that I asked myself when I was writing Part One.  Adam and I talk about a bunch of things including the first songs we wrote, straightedge culture, and how we really feel about brunch. Content warning for this episode - we do discuss grief and trauma response so if those are topics you are sensitive to, please use discretion when listening to this episode! lowercase sober is a limited series podcast by Izzi D'Esposito. it's about Izzi navigating sobriety in her 20's after she stopped drinking because of a health issue. she is still in her 20's. she still doesn't know what she's doing.  (now with friends!) Written, recorded and edited by Izzi D'Esposito; Music also by Izzi D’Esposito Here are some anti-racism education reads about race and healthcare in America - “Jay Z - The War on Drugs: From Prohibition to Gold Rush” https://youtu.be/HSozqaVcOU8 Here are resources in case you are interested in speaking with a professional about your alcohol use: SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) - a US Government backed free helpline to connect with other resources https://www.aa.org - Alcoholics Anonymous - a christian ideology based 12 step program https://www.na.org - Narcotics Anonymous https://www.smartrecovery.org - a secular based 4 step program https://www.thetemper.com/sober-communities-beyond-traditional-aa/ - a list of alternatives to 12 step programs like AA from the Temper - a sobriety content online publication

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Oct 2020

1 hr 25 min

Join me and Chanelle Larios for the fifth episode of Part Two, as Chanelle answers some of the questions about drinking that I asked myself when I was writing Part One.  Chanelle and I talk about a bunch of things including our shared college experiences, break ups and giving up alcohol because of health reasons. Content warning for this episode - we do discuss hooking up while drunk so if that's a topic you are sensitive to, please use discretion when listening to this episode! lowercase sober is a limited series podcast by Izzi D'Esposito. it's about Izzi navigating sobriety in her 20's after she stopped drinking because of a health issue. she is still in her 20's. she still doesn't know what she's doing.  (now with friends!) Written, recorded and edited by Izzi D'Esposito; Music also by Izzi D’Esposito “Jay Z - The War on Drugs: From Prohibition to Gold Rush” https://youtu.be/HSozqaVcOU8 Here are resources in case you are interested in speaking with a professional about your alcohol use: SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) - a US Government backed free helpline to connect with other resources https://www.aa.org - Alcoholics Anonymous - a christian ideology based 12 step program https://www.na.org - Narcotics Anonymous https://www.smartrecovery.org - a secular based 4 step program https://www.thetemper.com/sober-communities-beyond-traditional-aa/ - a list of alternatives to 12 step programs like AA from the Temper - a sobriety content online publication

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Oct 2020

1 hr 9 min

Join me and Tyler Bode Yonchiuk for the third episode of Part Two, as Ty answers some of the questions about drinking that I asked myself when I was writing Part One.  Ty and I talk about a bunch of things from craft beer to dating during the pandemic . Content warning for this episode - we do discuss blacking out and alcohol in a positive light so if those are topics you are sensitive to, please use discretion when listening to this episode! lowercase sober is a limited series podcast by Izzi D'Esposito. it's about Izzi navigating sobriety in her 20's after she stopped drinking because of a health issue. she is still in her 20's. she still doesn't know what she's doing.  (now with friends!) Written, recorded and edited by Izzi D'Esposito; Music also by Izzi D’Esposito Here are some anti-racism education reads about race and healthcare in America - Breonna Taylor White House Petition: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/arrest-killers-breonna-taylor “Jay Z - The War on Drugs: From Prohibition to Gold Rush” https://youtu.be/HSozqaVcOU8 Here are resources in case you are interested in speaking with a professional about your alcohol use: SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) - a US Government backed free helpline to connect with other resources https://www.aa.org - Alcoholics Anonymous - a christian ideology based 12 step program https://www.na.org - Narcotics Anonymous https://www.smartrecovery.org - a secular based 4 step program https://www.thetemper.com/sober-communities-beyond-traditional-aa/ - a list of alternatives to 12 step programs like AA from the Temper - a sobriety content online publication

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Aug 2020

38 min 38 sec

Join me and Vera Kuznetsova for the third episode of Part Two, as Vera answers some of the questions about drinking that I asked myself when I was writing Part One.  Vera opens up in a really lovely way and I truly cherish our conversation. Content warning for this episode - we do discuss blacking out and alcohol in a positive light so if those are topics you are sensitive to, please use discretion when listening to this episode! lowercase sober is a limited series podcast by Izzi D'Esposito. it's about Izzi navigating sobriety in her 20's after she stopped drinking because of a health issue. she is still in her 20's. she still doesn't know what she's doing.  (now with friends!) Written, recorded and edited by Izzi D'Esposito; Music also by Izzi D’Esposito Here are some anti-racism education reads about race and healthcare in America - Breonna Taylor White House Petition: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/arrest-killers-breonna-taylor Instagram accounts: https://www.instagram.com/soberblackgirlsclub/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/l.nuzzles/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/recoveryfortherevolution/?hl=en Black Trans Advocacy Coalition: https://blacktrans.org Here are resources in case you are interested in speaking with a professional about your alcohol use: SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) - a US Government backed free helpline to connect with other resources https://www.aa.org - Alcoholics Anonymous - a christian ideology based 12 step program https://www.na.org - Narcotics Anonymous https://www.smartrecovery.org - a secular based 4 step program https://www.thetemper.com/sober-communities-beyond-traditional-aa/ - a list of alternatives to 12 step programs like AA from the Temper - a sobriety content online publication

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Jul 2020

25 min 50 sec

Join me and Alex Miyashiro for the second episode of Part Two, as Alex answers some of the questions about drinking that I asked myself when I was writing Part One.  I love our conversation - it’s full of laughs, tears and more - among other things we chat about being young and queer in college and how to socialize sober. Content warning for this episode - we do discuss sexual assault and mental health so if those are topics you are sensitive to, please use discretion when listening to this episode! lowercase sober is a limited series podcast by Izzi D'Esposito. it's about Izzi navigating sobriety in her 20's after she stopped drinking because of a health issue. she is still in her 20's. she still doesn't know what she's doing.  (now with friends!) Written, recorded and edited by Izzi D'Esposito; Music also by Izzi D’Esposito Here are some anti-racism education reads about race and healthcare in America - https://www.aamc.org/news-insights/how-we-fail-black-patients-pain https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4194634/ Here are resources in case you are interested in speaking with a professional about your alcohol use: SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) - a US Government backed free helpline to connect with other resources https://www.aa.org - Alcoholics Anonymous - a christian ideology based 12 step program https://www.na.org - Narcotics Anonymous https://www.smartrecovery.org - a secular based 4 step program https://www.thetemper.com/sober-communities-beyond-traditional-aa/ - a list of alternatives to 12 step programs like AA from the Temper - a sobriety content online publication

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Jul 2020

41 min 29 sec

Join me and Taylor Johnson for the first episode of Part Two, as Taylor answers some of the questions about drinking that I asked myself when I was writing Part One.  We had a really great discussion about their upcoming wedding, sober socialization and more!  lowercase sober is a limited series podcast by Izzi D'Esposito. it's about Izzi navigating sobriety in her 20's after she stopped drinking because of a health issue. she is still in her 20's. she still doesn't know what she's doing.  (now with friends!)  Written, recorded and edited by Izzi D'Esposito; Music also by Izzi D’Esposito Here are some anti-racism education reads about race and healthcare in America -  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/13/upshot/race-and-medicine-the-harm-that-comes-from-mistrust.html https://www.statnews.com/2020/06/09/systemic-racism-black-health-disparities/ Here are resources in case you are interested in speaking with a professional about your alcohol use: SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) - a US Government backed free helpline to connect with other resources https://www.aa.org - Alcoholics Anonymous - a christian ideology based 12 step program https://www.na.org - Narcotics Anonymous https://www.smartrecovery.org - a secular based 4 step program https://www.thetemper.com/sober-communities-beyond-traditional-aa/ - a list of alternatives to 12 step programs like AA from the Temper - a sobriety content online publication

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Jul 2020

1 hr 1 min

lowercase sober is a limited series podcast by Izzi D'Esposito. it's about Izzi navigating sobriety in her 20's after she stopped drinking because of a health issue. she is still in her 20's. she still doesn't know what she's doing. Written, recorded and edited by Izzi D'Esposito; Music also by Izzi D’Esposito Check us out on instagram, @lowercasesober Stay At Home! CDC Guidelines here - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html  Here are resources in case you are interested in speaking with a professional about your alcohol use: SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) - a US Government backed free helpline to connect with other resources https://www.aa.org - Alcoholics Anonymous - a christian ideology based 12 step program https://www.na.org - Narcotics Anonymous https://www.smartrecovery.org - a secular based 4 step program https://www.thetemper.com/sober-communities-beyond-traditional-aa/ - a list of alternatives to 12 step programs like AA from the Temper - a sobriety content online publication.

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Mar 2020

6 min 59 sec

lowercase sober is a limited series podcast by Izzi D'Esposito. it's about Izzi navigating sobriety in her 20's after she stopped drinking because of a health issue. she is still in her 20's. she still doesn't know what she's doing. Written, recorded and edited by Izzi D'Esposito; Music also by Izzi D’Esposito Here are resources in case you are interested in speaking with a professional about your alcohol use: SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) - a US Government backed free helpline to connect with other resources https://www.aa.org - Alcoholics Anonymous - a christian ideology based 12 step program https://www.na.org - Narcotics Anonymous https://www.smartrecovery.org - a secular based 4 step program https://www.thetemper.com/sober-communities-beyond-traditional-aa/ - a list of alternatives to 12 step programs like AA from the Temper - a sobriety content online publication https://www.thedinnerparty.org  - a community support organization for people in their 20's and 30's who have lost a loved one

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Jan 2020

19 min 48 sec

lowercase sober is a limited series podcast by Izzi D'Esposito. it's about Izzi navigating sobriety in her 20's after she stopped drinking because of a health issue. she is still in her 20's. she still doesn't know what she's doing. Written, recorded and edited by Izzi D'Esposito; Music also by Izzi D’Esposito Here are resources in case you are interested in speaking with a professional about your alcohol use: SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) - a US Government backed free helpline to connect with other resources https://www.aa.org - Alcoholics Anonymous - a christian ideology based 12 step program https://www.na.org - Narcotics Anonymous https://www.smartrecovery.org - a secular based 4 step program https://www.thetemper.com/sober-communities-beyond-traditional-aa/ - a list of alternatives to 12 step programs like AA from the Temper - a sobriety content online publication. https://www.them.us/story/sober-queer-spaces

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Jan 2020

30 min 21 sec

lowercase sober is a limited series podcast by Izzi D'Esposito. it's about Izzi navigating sobriety in her 20's after she stopped drinking because of a health issue. she is still in her 20's. she still doesn't know what she's doing. Written, recorded and edited by Izzi D'Esposito; Music also by Izzi D’Esposito Here are resources in case you are interested in speaking with a professional about your alcohol use: SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) - a US Government backed free helpline to connect with other resources https://www.aa.org - Alcoholics Anonymous - a christian ideology based 12 step program https://www.na.org - Narcotics Anonymous https://www.smartrecovery.org - a secular based 4 step program https://www.thetemper.com/sober-communities-beyond-traditional-aa/ - a list of alternatives to 12 step programs like AA from the Temper - a sobriety content online publication.

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Jan 2020

24 min 50 sec