“Punking out” (Verb): To be intimidated to the point of retreat.
UrbanDictionary.com, which seriously has everything you never needed to know
When I hit the pause button on the site over the summer to focus on some bits that
were frustrating me had become an Indeterminable Blob Representing All My Failures Ever (in my mind), I did so with the intention of returning with a happy “check out my new stuff!” post and life would go back to normal. Riiiight. You know what they say about intentions, don’t you?