Have you noticed a change in your shoe size as you've aged? Shoes have always been problematic for me since the day my mother bought my first pair of high tops. I still have a tiny pair of arch supports from that event.
The story does not get better. Probably because finding shoes that fit was such a problem they became like 'forbidden fruit.' I totally understand Eve's thinking there in the Garden of Eden.
I became a real shoe queen, Imelda Marcos had nothing on me. I well remember the first time I paid $200 for a pair of shoes, probably thirty years ago.
Do you still wear heels? I cut that out along about the time I bought that $200 pair of shoes. Nevertheless, I wore nice low heeled shoes to work.
I've often thought if I could just be Pope I could have me some Italian red slippers made just for me.
As long as I was working I did pretty well finding shoes. Granted there was only one shoe store where I could find my size but they carried wonderful (expensive) shoes. Then I retired and the bottom fell out.
I quickly learned casual shoes are not made to fit people like me. It's like hunting hair on a frog to find a pair of casual shoes in my size
I do not have arthritis, bunions, corns, hammertoes or any of the foot problems I see so many people dealing with, mine are just too long and skinny.
What is your experience with shoes and aging?