Modern Family’s Sarah Hyland is defending her decision to reveal that she wore two pairs of Spanx to the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
Sarah Hyland is finding strength amid her health battles.
The “Modern Family” actress used throwback Thursday as an opportunity to motivate herself to work out, in spite of the fact that she says she’s experiencing unrelenting discomfort.
“I’m putting this #tbt out there to remind myself that I can make it to the gym,” Hyland, 28, captioned a photo shared to social media, in which she is donning a gold triangle-bikini top.
“Lately I’ve been making excuses because of the constant pain from health issues,” she wrote. “But no more. A woman’s body is a miraculous thing and we can do anything we set our minds to.
“#summer #bodygoals here I come,” she added.
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The actress has been open about her health issues and the challenges resulting from kidney dysplasia, a disease that occurs when the organs do no fully develop while in utero and can lead to chronic difficulty filtering waste from the bloodstream.
As a result, Hyland has had two kidney transplants. After experiencing kidney failure, she received a kidney from her father in 2012. Her transplanted kidney was removed in 2017 and she received a kidney from her brother the same year.
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