“Modern Family” actress, Sarah Hyland started acting when she was barely four years old. However, she had a rough start as a child with several health issues that according to doctors, could have prevented her from leading a normal lifestyle. Despite having severe health issues like Kidney dysplasia, along with the support of her parents, she conquered all her problems to lead an extraordinary life. She has inked few tattoos on her skin; inspired by her own life.
1. Follow My Heartbeat on her Left Ribcage
Tattoo:” follow my heartbeat” with a flower.
Meaning: Sarah got her left ribcage inked with the phrase “follow my heartbeat ” with a flower underlying it. The tattoo was inked by the celebrity tattooist, Dr. Woo in April 2016. In one of her Instagram account, she posted with a picture with the caption,
“Where do I go? Follow my heartbeat.”- HAIR and hashtag self-love.”
As many of her fans know that she is suffering from chronic kidney disease, which along with extreme pain, fatigue, and facial swelling, also causing Hair loss- a major problem especially for a woman. She almost spends her two years with the firm Hair tribe at the Hollywood bowl to regain her loss.
2. ‘The best way out is always through” on her Right Ribcage
Tattoo: Symbol for “The best way out is always through”
Meaning: Hyland got her right ribcage inked with the tattoo that has a fine line running through one big and a small circle on it which symbolizes for the phrase “The best way out is always through” a quoting by Robert Frost. Tattooist, Dr. Woo, again does this tattoo, in September 2017. The actor said that this was not a great year for her as she has struggled a lot due to her health issues. This tattoo is a reference to her strength throughout her battles.
3. An Arrow on her Spine
Tattoo: An Arrow
Meaning: Sarah has inked an Arrow on her spine. This tattoo is inked by Tattooist, Max Hanson in March 2015 at Shamrock Social Club along with her best friend, Stephanie Branco. Sarah posted a picture showing her and her best friend’s tattoo on an Instagram with a caption,
“What did I do this weekend? Got some ink with my best friends.
4. Humming Bird On the Backside of her Right Ear
Tattoo: Humming Bird
Meaning: Sarah got her backside of the ear inked with a hummingbird. This tattoo is done by the tattooist, Dr. Woo in November 2014. She posted a post on Instagram and wrote,
” The hummingbird, though it be but little, can travel great distances. It is a carrier of joy and lightness of being. Independent and resilient; the hummingbird lifts negative energy from your life and shows you the perfect combination of playfulness and endurance. Thank you, Dr. Woo, for giving me this little guy to always remind me that (and whisper sweet nothings into my ear)”.
5. Dinosaur on her Buttock
Meaning: Sarah has inked her buttock with a dinosaur along with her BFF, Katie Welch on vacation. She wrote We believe in dinosaur hashtag dinobootybabies🐉💜.
Recently on her Instagram stories, Sarah shared her painful experience of getting the tattoo removed by laser treatment with the caption,
“Actual reaction to some laser tattoo removal @nursejamiela.”
The pain of the procedure was evident from the facial expressions of Sarah in that video. However, no proper information about which Sarah got removed is available. Some believed that it’s related to her ‘dinosaur’ tattoo, while others said it’s might be her arrow tattoo on her back. No clear piece of information regarding this is available.