I have severely arthritic knees and feet as the legacy of a car accident years ago and have just started running ( welll, jog/walking is mor accurate lol) and on the advice of a long lime runner friend the first thing I did was find good shoes, ( for me this is Fivefingers barefoot runners) and forced myself to only run 3 days of the week.
Sounds like you are working on shoes but need to cut back on the amount of days/miles you run in a week.
I understand WANTING to get out there every day. It's just so amazing to actually be able to Do this after years of struggling to just walk without pain.
I know I am signing up for a weekly yoga class to help with flexability( due to the accident, muscle damage, scarring and the arthritis, the left knee no longer bends all the way, and neither knee is properly "load bearing") and strength.
Yoga and working with LIGHT weights is helpful as we'll as keeping you from fretting on your non running days.
Good luck with this.
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