posted by LostPB
Her dream was finally realized in 2003, when WWE signed her in San Diego. Many championship reigns later, Melina became known as a force to be reckoned with in the Divas division. She credited the experience of training with both men and women for making her tougher and stronger. You simply must take the hits, she believed, and keep on going.
"I was always told I was too short, too fat, too small, too ugly or not good enough. People would tell me every negative comment under the moon, and that I would never make it," Melina wrote in her WWE.com exclusive blog. "I kept going. I knew in my heart that I could make it, and that I was meant for this. My love for wrestling and my determination got me through everything I had to endure."