A World Without Pediatric Oncology Nurses

"Put me out of a job. Put us all out of a job" There were a few of us sitting at the nurses station preparing for the day ahead of us. We were making small talk about childhood cancer, research funding and plans for the future. I hadn't told many people of my future goals … Continue reading A World Without Pediatric Oncology Nurses

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Watching My Heart Beat From The Outside

I love my job. It's been my dream since I was a kid. But sometimes... I really hate my job. I don't have kids, nor do I ever pretend to know what parenting is like. I've heard the phrase "being a parent is like watching your heart beat from the outside" and I've always thought … Continue reading Watching My Heart Beat From The Outside

Nursing With A Heart Wide Open

If you follow my blogs, my website or my social media, you know that I'm a full time pediatric oncology nurse with a heart wide open. I say full time not only because I'm at my place of employment 40 hours a week, but because my job doesn't just affect me between the hours of … Continue reading Nursing With A Heart Wide Open

Cancer Warrior, Enzo Gentile

Each week, Fourth and Gold will highlight a cancer warrior that has bravely and fiercely stood strong against childhood cancer. At Fourth and Gold, we want you to see the faces behind our drive and connect with them in a way you wouldn't have been able to if you didn't take the stand to demand … Continue reading Cancer Warrior, Enzo Gentile

Happy Nurses Week!

"You only work 3 days a week" They said. "Your job is so easy" they said. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Raise your hand if you've ever wanted to slap someone for saying the above statement🙋🏻‍♀️😂 Nurses week, you say?? Can we be transparent for a minute? or 30? Being a nurse is hard. Nurses are considered the backbone … Continue reading Happy Nurses Week!