I think it would be more hormonal and your age. If you're perimenopausal, possibly another reason.
Are you eating enough calories during the day? Good cals first, remember...lol...
One's set weight while young is different than when "older"......remember muscle weighs more, and we tend to lose it as we age (so lifing weights can help with that).
I must also add that the stressful issues that have plagued you aren't as much this year as last...and if the weight gain is during the spring, it came off in the summer, again, when we tend to lose it because activity/daylight hours/heat tend to aid in weight loss.
Now, there are always variables that are subjective. But in general, it could be that your body is in a more level state. Which is a good thing.
I've lost 20 lbs in 2 years. I coveted the gain because it was new to me, but now that I'm 55...the body change is that I don't like the middle mini muffin tops, so I'll have to work on it. Can't do too much cardio, however, because I don't want to lose the weight...sigh. I need a
*Heather* Status: ...Asacol 3 twice daily; Salofalk enemas every 2nd night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~UC meds: Asacol (3 @ 2x daily); Salofalk enemas nightly for flares & taper to maintenance
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed; Ranitidine (reflux); Effexor XR 75mg(depression); Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~vitamins/minerals/supplements; Probiotics....(RenewLife Ultimate Flora Critical Care + Primadophilus Reuteri). @ bedtime
~various digestive enzymes as needed
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!