This is going to be long, and I always say I’m not going to do that, but can’t seem to keep it short. Since you seem to be looking for advise, just wanted to let you know what helped me.
If you are hungry, you aren’t eating enough. Increase your meal sizes and selections; if you are still hungry after a few hours, eat something. Try to eat enough at mealtimes to not feel you need to snack.
How much weight do you want to lose? That may have something to do with in part of the rate of your loss.
All I can tell you is my experience, which I have tweaked over 3.5 months to where I don’t even give it a second thought. I started out feeling like I needed to find step by step “instructions” so that I could make sure to do it “correctly” like I do many other things. If this saves you any time anxiety, God bless.
For me, the entire way of eating amounts to keeping your carbs under 20g/day (I eat cleanly [no processed food, clean meats], and never was a big fan of veggies. The only carbs I get are from a little cream in my coffee, some cheese, and some broccoli, cole slaw or salad with dinner.) Try to drink plain water only, or coffee or tea, no sweeteners. I stopped drinking just because I didn’t want to mess around with my plan, but there are special occasions when I will enjoy some cocktails.
In the beginning, I ate three meals a day, whether I wanted to or not - which I had never done before. No snacks. No processed keto foods. Eggs, bacon, sausage, salad, some cheese, pepperoni, mayo, blue cheese dressing, butter, rippled meat, a little veggie cooked in butter. The possibilities of what you can create are endless. (Check out the trilogy thread - the meals people prepare are amazing!!!)
After a couple of days, my driving cravings for sweets, carbs, binge and emotional eating went away completely; they became merely a thought. After about 1-2 weeks of eating 3xday, I just did not physically want to eat that much or often (I still lost weight). I wasn’t hungry or driven in any way by food, or thoughts of food. My meals were great, but I didn’t obsess about eating, what I was going to eat, the “program,” my weight, etc. Although I followed macros somewhat in the beginning, I never did count calories then or now. After a couple of weeks, I stopped following macros.
If you are invested, read through this forum and do some research that interests you. This forum provided me all the information I needed, in layman’s terms; the rest was just interesting factual info. I picked up from other sites/videos.
Good luck. I hope you keep us posted.