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Roseanne Barr is trying to do whatever she can to keep her mind vivid as her eyesight fails.
The comedian-activist and onetime presidential candidate told The Daily Beast in a new interview that she's suffering from glaucoma and macular degeneration, a condition that will ultimately cause her to go blind.
"It's something weird," she described her narrowing vision. "But there are other weird things. That one's harsh, 'cause I read a lot, and then I thought, ‘Well, I guess I could hire somebody to read for me and read to me.' But I like words and I like looking. You do what you have to do. I just try and enjoy vision as much as possible—y'know, living it up. My dad had it, too."
While her affinity for smoking marijuana isn't new, Barr explains that it truly does ease the pressure from the glaucoma. "It's a good medicine for a lot of things," she said.