Marge is put under a lot of stress with all of her responsibilities, which include solving the problems of the rest of the family. She gradually is negatively affected by all the stress and ultimately reaches her tipping point, causing her to put herself and Maggie in danger. Her handling of the situation suggests she has poor stress management skills.
When the Eds, Jonny, Kevin, and Rolf make bets to give up their respective habits for a day, they cope with it in varying ways. It is evident that they are addicted to certain habits and foods soon after the bet begins. As is characteristic of him, Eddy tries to sabotage the others so that he can win the bet.