After a stroke, I decided to learn piano. It felt like falling in love

This First Person column is written by Calgary resident Sandra Low. For more information about CBC’s First Person stories, please see the FAQ.

My heart was racing and I was nervous but excited at the same time. My body was vibrating and all my senses were heightened. 

The last time I had felt this way was when I was a teenager with school girl crushes. So was I in love? Was I developing a crush on my male piano teacher, almost 30 years my junior? 

But no. That wasn’t it.

Let me back up. I suffered a stroke in March 2013, then mostly recovered and realized I had been incredibly lucky. I pledged

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