Is it Harder for Short, Moderately Overweight Women to Lose Weight on Keto?

Does anyone else believe it’s harder for short, moderately overweight women to lose weight on keto?

I am 4’11 and was 167, 5 months ago, I’m now 147 as of today, and although I can fit in smaller jeans, my old jeans still fit a bit. I do not obsess over the scale, just wondering what other experiences similar body types have had and if there are any tips from others to start losing weight faster. I lost 12 lbs the first month, and obviously, that has slowed down.

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    I've been doing Keto from last four months and have lost 18 lbs. I lost most of that in the first two months. I have, however, lost a TON of inches and gained a lot of muscle by joining a Bootcamp minimum once a week. I was back in clothes and my wedding dress three years ago!! All after TWO babies in two years. The scale is deceiving, and weight loss may stall. But stay active and stay on track, and the inches will shrink !!

    Also, I am 5'3 and 150 to start. Now I fluctuate between 130 and 133.


     I'm 4'10.5" and at 143. I lost the first 10 kg and rather quickly, but the rest is slow going. I've lost inches, having gone from a size 14 to a 6, so I'm not worrying about the number on the scale.


    My health was declining rapidly before keto. I had gestational diabetes with my son and was having a hard time with blood sugar even after the pregnancy. I also struggled with candida and a host of horrible side effects from that. Since keto, all of these symptoms have resolved and I have so much more energy for my 3 sons. It's a better quality of life for me!

    And it has taken me a year to lose about 30 pounds. I think I still have about 10-15 pounds to go, so it may take another year!

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