Lily! Today is my new birthday too! I'm three too! thats pretty cool.
And as for the red velvet cake, i had the same thing happen to me, that was the first thing i ate that did that, and i freaked! I was ready to go to the hospital.
stephanie-its probably the fruit punch, esp if its staining stuff, like the toilet bowl, or the tip of your pouch.
Another thing that can happen to cause blood, is if you hit your stoma, you may not even notice that you did it and then have blood.
Blue dye for me makes my output bright green and it smells soooo awful, its like knock you down and die smell!
UC for 8 years, before finally kicking its butt and having a permanent ileostomy April 17 2007!
-I have gone to find myself, if i get back before i return, keep me here-