good for you - for making the decision. only you can say if it is the right thing for you - but it sounds like you have thought it through and carefully considered the alternatives. i can't help but think that this is a positive step - and a BIG one! of course - please keep us informed of whatever happens.
"That you are here - that life exists, and identity; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. . . What will your verse be?" Robin Williams as John Keating in "Dead Poets Society"