Andi Goddeyne

Andi Goddeyne
Andi is a student at Colorado Mesa University, studying mass communication and marketing, and interning at the Mesa County Health Department this summer. 
Andi enjoys swimming and cats, but not swimming with cats.

July 3, 2017

Operation: post grad and the pressures to adult

By Andi Goddeyne I graduated from Colorado Mesa University in May, and it was bittersweet, to say the least. However, this blog isn’t about the strange rollercoaster of emotions that comes when you close a chapter; it’s about the confusing start of the one that follows. After graduation, I woke […]
February 14, 2017

Finding a Family

By Andi Goddeyne In just a few months I will graduate with a bachelor’s degree from Colorado Mesa University. It seems surreal. I have worked towards this for nearly 20 years, after all. While I feel accomplished in this endeavor, it is another bittersweet moment; it is another milestone my […]
October 19, 2016
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The transformation of a college student

by Andi Goddeyne In August I started my final year of school. Yes, I am a college senior that graduates in May 2017. Please cue the applause somewhere, because seriously, I have worked so hard to get here. As my senior year commenced, I looked around at the incoming freshmen, […]
June 21, 2016
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Exploring the Grand Valley

by Andi Goddeyne This is the summer of hikes. I remind myself I made this internal pledge anytime I feel like skipping one. The truth is hiking can be tough. It seems like what the Internet sites consider an “easy” hike can still get a little rough for me. The […]
March 29, 2016
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For the college kids that have no idea where they are going

by Andi Goddeyne For the college kids that have no idea where they are going. For those of you half way through your college careers with an ever growing anxiety about the future, I am here to tell you, you aren’t alone. I think you already knew that, but it’s […]
November 3, 2015
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Flu and Wildfire: Spot the Difference.

By Andi Goddeyne I love fall. I love the leaves changing, I love apple cider and I love the fashion. I love it all, except flu season. Flu season I don’t love so much. The real kicker? I attend a large university. There are thousands of humans running around one campus. […]
September 9, 2015
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School and stress – find what works for you

As summer comes to another close, the school year comes to another opening. This is year 16 of my academic journey. When I think about the fact that only four years of my life have been spent outside of the classroom, it doesn’t seem real. School is what I know […]
July 22, 2015
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Try a Little Harder, be a Little Healther

by Andi Goddeyne “My boyfriend doesn’t want to get his license because he rides his bike everywhere he goes. “ That’s the sentence I say just before I find myself on the receiving end of incredulous, judgmental, and scrutinizing looks. It’s true. My boyfriend doesn’t have a car or a license […]
July 7, 2015
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Embrace Health

Embrace Health by Andi Goddeyne It’s no secret women have a tendency to judge their own bodies a little more harshly than men. I must admit, I too fall into that habit from time to time. It wasn’t until I entered college, I started to get a better understanding of […]