What are your personal boundaries for caring for yourself and caring for your family? Where, aside from what you actually do, do you think the boundary should be?
I’m not comfortable being, and would never be, PCP for my family, though my husband thinks it’s a FABULOUS idea. Ha. What I have done at home: an I & D on my own gums. I’d already seen urgent care and my dentist. Both prescribed Clinda, neither drained the damn thing. Around midnight one night I was so miserable I just did it. IMMEDIATE relief. And I filled out my son’s sports physical paperwork. He’s followed more regularly than most 14 year olds since he’s had two pod surgeries and an inpatient psych stay via ER in the last 18 months. It was the last minute, so I just filled it out.
What I’d never do: a dx and rx of a chronic condition. Anything with my kid’s ADHD or depression meds. Anything with my husband’s cancer. Any narcs.
What I’d maybe do: simple acute things like ABT or dose paks or something that I could get through telemed.
What is your line? It comes up pretty frequently with my sister. What is? Can you? etc…
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