shannon beador returned to "The Real Housewives of Orange County" this season with a 40-pound weight gain. Shannon was embarrassed that she had allowed herself to get so big, especially since she was in control of what went into her body. Beador was constantly hungry and she admitted that she had gained the weight due to the stress she had experienced on the previous season of "The Real Housewives of Orange County." Last year, Vicki Gunvalson accused Shannon of hiding the fact that her husband, David Beador, had beaten her. She claimed she had text messages and pictures to prove it.

Shannon decided to go on a weight-loss mission and with the help of a trainer, she has already shed some of the weight. But according to a new tweet, Shannon Beador is now revealing that the process of losing the weight is hard. On "The Real Housewives of Orange County," Beador revealed that the weight gain was due to the stress that Vicki had caused her thanks to spreading the rumor about the abuse last year.

Not losing it fast

Over the past couple of months, Shannon Beador has been working hard to shed the weight. Shannon wants to lose the weight, but she admits that it is hard for her to let go of it all. Perhaps she's still struggling with the emotions of what caused her to gain the weight in the first place.

When a fan reached out to her to give her credit for sticking to her guns, she thanked the fan and admitted that it was a slow journey in losing the weight. Beador had worked hard to lose the weight, but it is much harder to lose the weight than to gain it.

Marital troubles

Many "Real Housewives of Orange County" viewers questioned whether Shannon Beador's sudden weight gain was more than just Vicki's comments about the supposed abuse that took place. Some fans believed that perhaps she was keeping some information to herself about her marriage. It's no secret that Beador's marriage hasn't been perfect, as David Beador was caught cheating a few years back.

Instead of getting a divorce, Shannon decided to stick with her husband and work things out. Perhaps she wanted to work hard on her marriage, even though she had her doubts. It is possible that the weight also happened thanks to her doubts in relation to her husband's dedication. As she gained weight, her insecurity could have increased over time.

What do you think of Shannon Beador admitting that it's taking time to lose the weight? Do you think her marriage had something to do with the weight gain?