No one can maintain a diet this time of year. No matter where you go someone is always offering free food. And what? You're going to turn down free food? Come on.
Everyone has their own little tips and tricks to mostly keep it together but they always fall apart because as good as self-control is, how can it even compare to free food.
That being said, those little tips and tricks are still somewhat helpful even if it is only for a single day. Here's the thing though. There are some tips you should never, ever follow. I think its pretty clear which ones those are.