Kim Kardashian Talks Baby Weight & Challenging Pregnancy: It Was 'A Lot Tougher' Than You Saw

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Kim Kardashian says her pregnancy wasn’t exactly a walk in the park.

In fact, the reality star said becoming a mother was a big adjustment – especially accepting her changing body.

“Pregnancy for me was a lot tougher than people saw on my show or from magazines,” Kim, who turned 33 on Monday, told People.

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The three-time bride-to-be has lost 43 of the 50 pounds she gained while pregnant with baby North and is relieved to be morphing back into her pre-baby shape.

“To get back to feeling like myself just makes me feel good again,” she told the mag, adding that public scrutiny of her pregnant figure made her want to “tune out the media.”

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The reality star, who got engaged to Kanye West this week, is using the Atkins diet in combination with exercise to slim back down.

-- Erin O’Sullivan

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