Margaret John described her "ordeal" at having to live with two hernias in her stomach as she waits for an operation to remove them.
"As the day goes on they do get bigger, and by evening time I feel that I've got to put both my hands underneath to carry them around because they're so heavy.
"Day-to-day I can't bend, I can't stretch - everything seems an ordeal."
In this video, Margaret shows the two hernias on her stomach.
More top news
Cloudy for all with the odd spot of rain, particularly across central and southern parts of Wales.
Port Talbot-born Michael Sheen is calling for more support for children from poorer backgrounds to study drama at schools.
The area came fourth behind Peru, New Zealand and Portugal.