TODAY | March 10, 2013
>> actress valerie harper is speaking out about her battle with incurable breast cancer . she is fighting a nasty case of laryngitis also. she opened up to savannah guthrie in her l.a. home.
>> it is incurable. it is very rare.
>> are you hopeful?
>> more than hopeful. i have an intention to live each moment fully. like right now, all there is is savannah and val.
>> when do you think the reality of it hit you?
>> when i heard incurable. a lot of folks were calling, can i come by the house? are you in a wheelchair? they hear it as if, which it may be but i'm not dying until i do.
>> what these people love about you is that you are so joyous.
>> are there moments that you feel sad?
>> oh, my god, yes. i don't mean this to be pollyanna. i allow myself to grieve.
>> what other things are feeling and tasting sweeter?
>> my husband. he is a gorgeous guy. i always knew that was part of him. he is wonderful.
>> you can see more of savannah's exclusive interview with valerie harper tomorrow on "today."