I agree...this is not anxiety winning...it's simply self care.
Is K supportive of you sitting this event out? If so, then rest, recharge and recover without an ounce of regret/guilt.
I hope the rest of the trip is awesome! (great pics so far...looks amazing!)
"Courage is not the abscence of fear, it is feeling afraid and doing it anyway!"
"Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles...it empties today of its strength."
Corrie Ten Boom
Panic Syndrome recovery due to CBT