Zsa Zsa Gabor is battling through her recovery but still very much has the will to live, her husband, Prince Frederic von Anhalt, exclusively tells ET.
The 99-year-old actress was hospitalized earlier this month, after she developed a lung infection from a feeding tube she had installed a few years ago. Frederic says Zsa Zsa has to change her feeding tube in the beginning of March.
"She is fighting right now and she wants to move on. She wants to live," Frederic, 72, says. "She squeezes my hand, she kisses. She is drinking water, she has ice cream. She wants to move on. People don't want to move on -- they give up, they totally give up, [but] she wants to move on."
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Zsa Zsa Gabor through the years
EXCLUSIVE: Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband Prince Frederic von Anhalt: She is 'fighting right now' and wants to live
ENGLAND - 1952: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor poses for a portrait on the set of 'Moulin Rouge' in 1952 in England. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Zsa Zsa Gabor grabbing her leg in a scene from the film 'Moulin Rouge', 1952. (Photo by United Artists/Getty Images)
Hungarian-born American actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, circa 1950. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 01: Studio portrait of the French actress Zsa Zsa GABOR between 1950 and 1955. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Portrait of Hungarian actress Zsa Zsa Gabor wearing a lace shawl and a strand of pearls, August 10, 1952. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Gabor, Zsa Zsa - Actress, Hungary / USA - *06.02.1919- Full length picture - undated (around 1954) - Vintage property of ullstein bild (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - February 5, 1955: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor at Sonja Henie Circus Party in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - March 23, 1956: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor poses during a photo shoot at home in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 02: June 2, 1964 portrait of the actress Zsa Zsa GABOR during a reception held for the press in London's Hilton hotel. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Zsa Zsa Gabor*06.02.1919-Schauspielerin, Ungarn / USA- Halbportrait- 1964 (Photo by Interpress Paris/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 19: Zsa Zsa Gabor and her daughter Francesca Hilton, also daughter of tycoon Conrad Hilton, attend the City Of Hope's Golden anniversary party on July 19, 1963 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NAME DROPPERS -- Air Date 10/27/1969 -- Pictured: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor -- Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank
Zsa Zsa Gabor during Opening Night of 'Legends' at Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles, CA, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 1988: Zsa Zsa Gabor and Frederic Prinz Von Anhalt at Bel Age Hotel Event in February 1988 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Hungarian-born American actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, circa 1990. (Photo by Kypros/Getty Images)
Zsa Zsa Gabor and Frederic Von Anhalt (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor and Fr?d?ric Prinz von Anhalt (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor during MDA McMahon 'Nite Under the Stars' at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
NEW YORK CITY - MAY 26: Comedienne Phyllis Diller, comedienne Joan Rivers, actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, actor Dom DeLuise and singer Irene Cara attend the Cast of 'Happy Ever After' visit 'The Joan Rivers Show' on May 26, 1993 at the CBS Broadcast Center, 530 West 57th Street in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor and Frederic Von Anhalt at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor and Frederic Prinz von Anhalt during The 54th Annual Hollywood Women's Press Club Golden Apple Awards at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor (R) and guest (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor (Hollywood-Diva), Chef-Arzt, , Untersuchung fÃ¼r 'Jungbrunnen-Kur', 'Aslan Klinik', Bad Kissingen, Bayern, Deutschland, Europa, Stethoskop, abhorchen, untersuchen, Schauspielerin, Promi, NB/HB, SC; 09.10.1995; (Photo by Peter Bischoff/Getty Images)
1990. Bel Air, Zsa Zsa Gabor Beside Her Swimming Pool In The Garden Of Her Bel Air Mansion (Photo By Paul Harris/Getty Images)
Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor attends the taping of 'The Joan Rivers Show' on May 26, 1993 at CBS Broadcasting Center in New York City.
Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor and husband Frederic von Anhalt attend the taping of 'Bob Hope's Birthday Celebration' on May 1, 1993 at NBC Studios in Burbank, California.
"She never told me, 'Let me go,' or, 'I don't want to live anymore,' things like that -- like people do when they get to an age like that," he continues. "She never did it. Her mother did it but she never did it. So we keep going and see what happens. The main thing that we are watching is that we don't have any pain, you know? She has no pain at all."
Frederic -- who's been married to Zsa Zsa since 1986 -- says the legendary socialite is currently at home recovering, but the process has been difficult given her age.
"This is a struggle, you can see it in her face," he says. "The blood pressure goes up and down. We have to check it and then give her all the medication to quiet her down."
"We do the best, she is in a very good environment," he adds. We take good care of her, but that is all we can do, you know? We entertain her. The only medicine we can give is entertainment. So, entertainment, keeping her comfortable -- that is all we can do. And we have to wait and see."
Another way Frederic is keeping his wife's spirits up is by focusing on the positive.
"She is talking to me, but I don't think she is aware. Because I told everybody there is no bad news in the bedroom," he explains. "We don't talk about any sickness in the bedroom -- only positive things. If you talk about hospital and doctors and things like that, you are out. We keep everything positive, she doesn't know."
"I don't [tell her everything] because if I tell her something negative, she is a target for strokes," he further explains. " ... I can't tell her what is going on because her blood pressure is so high, she is going to be very nervous. And you know, when the blood pressure is high, they cannot operate, they can't do anything."
And though Zsa Zsa just turned 99 on Feb. 6, Frederic already knows how he wants to celebrate should his wife live to be 100.
"We are going to make a big party," he shares. "I mean, how many times do you get to a 100? So, we are going to have a big party and we are going to celebrate it. Hopefully she is better, she is healthier."
"I hope we can celebrate her 100th birthday in our house, and she lives on like her mother did," he adds. "Her mother was 103."
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Francesca Hilton, daughter of Zsa Zsa Gabor, dies at 67
EXCLUSIVE: Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband Prince Frederic von Anhalt: She is 'fighting right now' and wants to live
FILE - In this June 1, 1973 file photo, Zsa Zsa Gabor, right, arrives at London Airport from Los Angeles with her daughter Constance Francesca Hilton. Gabor's daughter and husband are attempting to settle a dispute over the 95-year-old actress' care and finances outside of court, attorneys told a probate judge Wednesday, May 2, 2012. The two sides will meet with a retired probate judge in Los Angeles in late June to try to mediate their issues without the need for a lengthy court fight. Gabor's daughter Constance Francesca Hilton has asked that a conservatorship be created to oversee the actress' medical care and ensure that her assets are being properly protected. The petition is opposed by von Anhalt, Gabor's husband of 25 years and her caretaker. (AP Photo, File)
FILE-This June 20, 1963 file photo Zsa Zsa Gabor, right, and her 16-year-old daughter Francesca Hilton are seen arriving for a premiere in the Hollywood. Publicist Edward Lozzi says Hilton died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after an apparent heart attack and stroke. She was 67. (AP Photo/Harold P. Matosian, File)
Zsa Zsa Gabor, left, and her daughter Francesca Hilton arrive for the premiere of the movie "El Cid," Dec. 18, 1961, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)
Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor with her daughter Francesca Hilton at Premier of Second Release of My Fair Lady on Jan. 22, 1971 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)
This is a photo of the Gabor family posing in Vienna, Austria on Oct. 29, 1958. From left are: Zsa Zsa, Papa Vilmos Gabor, Francesca Hilton, Zsa Zsa's daughter. Standing behind are: Magda, Mama Jolie and Eva. (AP Photo)
Although generally seen in low cut evening gowns, Zsa Zsa Gabor heeded the wishes of her daughter Francesca Hilton, and went completely Western between shows at a hotel in famous resort of Las Vegas, Nevada on April 4, 1953. Francesca, age 5, has the drop on mom. (AP Photo)
Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor and Francesca Hilton attend 11th Annual American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Awards Honoring John Huston on March 3, 1983 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: Donna Spangler and Francesca Hilton arrive at the Silent Movie Theater Screening Of 'Queen Of Outer Space' on August 10, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
Francesca Hilton arrives at the National Launch event for Mamie Van Doren's new wine collection MAMITAGE at Eleven Club on November 14, 2007 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor and Francesca Hilton (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Francesca Hilton and Marie Lynn Ross during Francesca Hilton Celebrates Her Birthday At Spago's Restaurant at Spago's in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Hungarian-American actress Zsa Zsa Gabor (left) opens at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, January 1970. On the right is her daughter Francesca Hilton. (Photo by Frank Edwards/Fotos International/Getty Images)
Hungarian actress Zsa Zsa Gabor (left) looks on as her mother Jolie Gabor (1896 - 1997) says goodbye to Zsa Zsaï¿½s daughter Constance Francesca Hilton at John F. Kennedy Airport, New York, 31st July 1953. (Photo by Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images)
MATINEE THEATRE -- 'The Babylonian Heart' Episode 122 -- Air Date 04/19/1956 -- Pictured: Zsa Zsa Gabor as Jessica Winslow, daughter Francesca Hilton -- Photo by: Frank Carroll/NBCU Photo Bank