Hi. There’s a great resource I follow by Dennis Heenan, called FatBurningNation.com
Recently, he posted some information regarding “stress and weight gain.” I’m a firm believer that stress can lead to weight gain (and block weight loss), because it raises insulin levels in the body. Steve Hochman at FitBody Boot Camp, constantly reminds us that insulin causes fat retention. So, in addition to eliminating bad carbs, high-glycemic foods, cut out the stress…if you can.
Read more from Dennis at: http://fatburningnation.com/stress-and-weight-gain/
And check out Dennis’ great workouts while you are there! He’s got lots of great information, links and workout advice that you can use. If you get on his mailing list, you’ll get even more information and inspiration.