The beauty of forex trading is you can do it from anywhere. You are your own boss. If you know how to do it, it gives you freedom of time and money. The ugliness is it's the most risky business in the world. You can lose some money even before you understand what trading is. It's not easy as you have heard. You have to be skilled by dedicating yourself to learning and practicing.
If you are a day trader it's not possible to make pips everyday. In some days you won't get any trades. You have to sit on sideline bench. If you want to keep a goals make it 3 months 6 months or yearly goals.