A nose bleed can go on pretty long. But if you tear a piece of heavy duty brown paper bag and hold it to the roof of your mouth the blood will clot and stop the nose bleed. It works very fast. I've used this many times both on kids and adults
Packing a lunch using smaller containers has helped me practice portion control. I didn't realize how large my portions were. If in doubt of calorie content I only serve 1/2 cup.