Credit: Instagram Photo: Kim Zolciak Goes Wig and Makeup-Free With Hubby Kroy Biermann

Kim Zolciak’s spin-off, Don’t Be Tardy, is a few episodes into its first real season and Kim couldn’t be happier, but how does she really feel about saying goodbye to Real Housewives of Atlanta, the show that started it all? NBC’s Janine Brady sat down for a chat with Kim (and Kroy!) and the wigged one’s thoughts on life after RHoA may surprise you.

“It’s awesome. I always wanted to do my own show,” Kim revealed. “Filming with my family is really different, it’s not a whole lot of drama. Housewives is a different feel, sometimes I’m stressed and it can be combative.”

However, Kim did admit to getting a bit emotional as she finished filming her final reunion special. “Life’s been good since I left, but it was definitely hard for me to walk off the stage at the reunion. I was a little bit sad. I was like, ‘Whoa, this is kinda weird,’”

We feel ya, Kim. It was hard to watch you walk away, too! Luckily, we can still get our weekly Kim fix thanks to DBT, and a new episode airs tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET. For more wisdom from Kim and Kroy, check out the video below!