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JackofHearts
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Actually, as an individual with PKU, it doesn't describe me.  I have a high IQ and reasonably well academic performance.  Verbal is my strongest category, although in standardized testing I scored in the 95th percentile in math.   I also enjoy sports and… anything health/wellnessy.  Also, I haven't had a day where I was depressed since I was 14/15ish  and that I would just chalk up to those rough early puberty years.  I'm not trying to brag or anything, only point out that a tendency toward certain problems doesn't necessitate or destine a person to end up any particular way.  

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