Brigham and Women's Hospital http://ripr.org en Injured Newport Woman Keeping Up Her Spirits http://ripr.org/post/injured-newport-woman-keeping-her-spirits <p></p><p>A Newport woman who lost her left foot as a result of the Boston Marathon bombings says she’s received so much support she hasn’t had much time to feel sorry for herself.&nbsp; Heather Abbott gave her first press conference Thursday from a hospital gurney at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Doctors spent a week trying to save Heather Abbott’s foot. In the end, it was her decision to have it amputated. Abbott told reporters her doctors made the options clear.</span></p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:31:44 +0000 Flo Jonic 14205 at http://ripr.org