Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
There is so much that women are (rightfully) concerned about during their pregnancies for not only their own health but the health of their babies. But some people tend to forget that focusing on your health and health issues after pregnancy is just as important. Actress and mom of two Jenny Mollen knows to be true and revealed that she struggled with hyperthyroidism as an after pregnancy complication in an Instagram post on Friday. It’s awesome that Mollen’s honesty about hyperthyroidism after pregnancy could reach so many women out there who could easily be going through (or eventually go through) the same thing as Mollen.
Mollen is a mother of two sons with husband, Jason Biggs, according to People — 4-year-old Sid and 6-month-old Lazlo. Since giving birth to Lazlo in October, Mollen has been super open with fans about those not so glamorous moments of motherhood — like how Lazlo prefers to be bottle fed or how her body has changed since she gave birth. And Mollen’s newest Instagram post echoes that willingness to be open with her fans.
In the post, Mollen shared a photo of her body’s side profile but the caption is where fans might be shocked to learn that Mollen could be dealing with a health scare. In the caption, Mollen revealed that her rapid weight loss from her post-baby body could be attributed to hyperthyroidism. “This morning I woke up with a giant bulge in my neck the size of a golf ball,” Mollen scarily revealed. “I had blood work and an…