Originally Posted by sjpeer
Most importantly, I've loved every minute of it so far. While the adsense revenue is certainly nice and I'd love to grow it into a full-time thing, I started blogging with the number one priority of sharing my experiences to help people finally get control over their finances. My number two rule was that I would only do it if I found it enjoyable and worthwhile even if I never made any money. Finally, my number three goal was to make money and potentially replace or greatly supplement my existing income.
As long as you enjoy what you are doing, and not have money as your source of inspiration, you will eventually succeed. Money should never always be our primary source of motivation. By the way, congrats too on your adsense earnings.