I'm trying to create nested footnotes, along the lines of Infinite Jest (only with footnotes rather than endnotes). I've read the Footnoteception post and found the Bigfoot package, which seems to have the behavior I want, i.e.,
In particular, footnote 2 is exactly what I want.
The problem is that I've been using the normal \footnote quite a bit throughout the text, but bigfoot doesn't follow the established footnote numbering. What should I do?