12/05/2012 01:25 pm ET

Reformed Hoarder Judi Manuel: 'The Piles Just Grew' (VIDEO)

Judi Manuel, a reformed hoarder, joined Nancy Redd on HuffPost Live Monday to discuss her past as a hoarder.

"I felt like I had something if I had a box of yarn or a bucket of paint and I would just add things and add things," Manuel said. "I got professionals to move me from the house to a hospital and I realized I wouldn't be able to to go in the house and clean it out."

Judi now lives in a nursing home. She still struggles with hoarding but says you can "see the floor of her room, now."

Watch the full segment at HuffPost Live.