My husband had to be in Vegas for work, so we are leaving a few days early to fit in a birthday trip for me. Let me tell you this trip is MUCH needed! I am so ready to get away from real life for a few days!! I used this trip as motivation and I set a weight loss goal for myself in February. I had hoped to lose 30 pounds by the time we leave, and while I'm close I didn't quite make it. I'm down 22 pounds and since we have only a couple of days until take off I don't think I'll hit 30. Overall I feel great, and I'm ready to splurge on some good food and REALLY ready for some good drinks!! Hopefully I don't return home having found my 22 lost pounds LOL. But I'm sure some of the pounds will return with me since I plan to splurge and enjoy both food and drink in Vegas. We leave on Friday April 28th, flying Delta airlines. This will be our 1st time flying first class, so I am looking forward to that. It's a short 2.5 hour flight, but it will still be a fun splurge. We are flying out of SEA and arriving into LAS a bit later than I would like (around 10pm). Since we are arriving so late we will probably eat dinner at Seatac airport while waiting for our departure. Once in Vegas will be using Lyft as our transportation source. We have a 1 bedroom terrace @ Cosmo reserved for 4 nights. It's fully comped and i'll be getting freeplay and some food credit. This trip is a bit more planed than I like. I prefer just being able to go wherever, whenever, but this trip we have some stuff booked and planned out. Saturday the 29th it just so happened that my cousin is in town getting married. Some of my other family will be there also, so we will be attending the wedding. This isn't the purpose of our trip and we didn't even know about the wedding when we planned this trip- but it worked out that we were in town at the same time so we are happy to attend. The wedding is at the Wynn, and the reception dinner to follow is at SW steakhouse. Sunday we are seeing Fantasy (MyVegas reward) as well as having dinner at Tender Steakhouse @ Luxor (Again, using a Myvegas Reward). Monday's dinner will likely be Wicked Spoon inside Cosmo. Breakfast and/or lunch will be wherever no plan for them yet. At some point over this weekend I plan to visit the dolphin reef @ Mandalay Bay as well as Secret Garden @ Mirage. This may or may not pan out if not maybe we will visit one or both on our next trip in October. I can't believe I've never visited either with all of my past trips. We also may visit downtown one afternoon this trip. I swore off downtown a few years ago and haven't visited since. I'm going to give it another shot on an afternoon and see if I enjoy it more this time. I will be flying home solo Tuesday May 2nd (first time flying alone!) again first class. My husband will be staying behind, and moving to the Luxor and staying for 3 more nights for a work conference. I wish I could have stayed the whole time but we have kids who have school and are already going to be missing a day or two, plus the following weekend we are flying to Arizona to visit family, so I need to head home to get the kids packed and ready for our family trip. We are slot players and I Hope to have lots of slot porn, food porn, and other randomness. The next 2 days are going to be very busy getting ready, which is one of my favorite parts of traveling. I love the excitement the 2-3 days leading up the trip bring, even if they tend to be crazy busy.