well thats actually a valid reason and seeming very sincere.
idk, maybe i am...just thinking on it quickly...perhaps you would rise to the challenge, and perhaps it would be ok and i am looking at whats too obvious. idk.....it has very little to do with anything youve said to me specifically...more about the way you have interacted with alot of people.
perhaps you should start with the self moderating for a month or two...and then see later. i think that theres usually need for more moderators, so probably you could try again.
as for the fresh start that sounds good...