MAFS 2023: Everything you need to know about Lyndall Grace
The Married at First Sight fan fave plans to live life to the fullest.
The Married at First Sight bride capturing Aussie hearts this year is without question Lyndall Grace. The 27-year-old Perth accountant's life story has left the MAFS viewers cheering for her happiness.
Living with cystic fibrosis, Lyndall never thought she'd make it to the age of 30, let alone get married and have children.
In a touching and emotional moment during the show, she recounted a poignant experience from her high school days. At 14 years old, she Googled the life expectancy of people living with cystic fibrosis, and the results had a deep impact on her.
The thought of her life being cut short and not exceeding her early 30s left Lyndall hesitant to plan for her future.
Despite her reluctancy to look too far ahead, she went on to reveal that she did think about her wedding day a lot when she was younger.
"You do kind of think, well how could I ask someone to be with me forever, when my forever is a lot shorter than theirs?" she said.
Miracle drug transforms Lyndall's life
Thanks to recent medical advancements, Lyndall's life has undergone a dramatic shift. A new drug has extended her life expectancy by several decades and given her the lung capacity of someone without cystic fibrosis. She now embraces every moment with a positive attitude, knowing she has the chance to settle down and start the family she otherwise might not have had.
MAFS: Leaked texts and notes reveal truth about cheating scandal
Lyndall's journey with cystic fibrosis has motivated her to become a vocal advocate in raising awareness for the disease.
She regularly attends cystic fibrosis fundraising events, and even has an Instagram highlight dedicated to her journey with the rare genetic disorder.
Living in the moment
Despite the physical limitations she's faced, Lyndall has transformed into a risk-taker who seizes every opportunity. Her fierce competitive spirit can be seen in her involvement with the Perth Street Roller Hockey League. She regularly dons the skates in a social team at WA's Bayswater Bowling and Recreation Centre and has previously been listed as the Vice Chair of the League.
Lyndall's creative talents extend to impressive cosplay, designing and sewing her own costumes. As if that wasn't enough, Lyndall is also a gifted singer and has a dedicated YouTube channel and Facebook page for her music.
Never miss a thing. Sign up to Yahoo Lifestyle’s daily newsletter.
Or if you have a story idea, email us at email@example.com.