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Hi everyone! Bare with me I'm pretty new here! I have been having some trouble with my feet recently, and I wanted to know if anyone had any suggestions so I don't have to give up my heels! I work as a waitress at three jobs. Two are full time and one is part time. Needless to say, I'm on my feet a lot! Now to get better tips (and really just because I love how they look and how I feel) I wear heels to work in. I usually wear a nice pair of 5" pumps, but sometimes I'll mix it up and wear boots or something. Usually it's a 4-5 inch heel though. The problem is, my have started to hurt bad at the end of the day. Like I said, I'm standing pretty much all day. I usually start my day at 6am and I'll work straight through until 10 or even midnight or later depending on how my jobs line up. As you can imagine, by the end of a 16 or 18 hour day, my feet are killing me! I walked over 30 miles yesterday to give you an idea of how much I'm walking! I've even found that my feet are numb in parts by the end of the day! The worst part is that my feet are stuck in the shape of my heels after I take them off, and they stay that way unless I do some deep massaging to break up the muscle tension. I usually can't even bend my toes at the end of the day ... I just wanted to know if, first, the pain and stiffness is normal after days like I work, and, second, if there is anything at all I can do to help possibly relieve the pain. It feels like I'm walking with rocks in my shoes by the end of the day, and I'm having trouble sleeping because of foot cramps and leg cramps. If anyone has any ideas, I would greatly appreciate it!