04/09/2014 11:55 am ET

Fran Pastore Knew She Had To Change Her Life After Passing Out In Front Of Loehmann's

Fran Pastore, President and CEO of Connecticut's Women's Business Development Council, knew something wrong with her -- but had no idea what -- after passing out in front of Loehmann's while on a business trip in San Francisco.

"It was that wakeup moment," she told HuffPost Live's Caroline Modarressy Tehrani. "It was very frightening, it was very scary. I Didn't know what to do at that moment but I knew that my body was telling me something."

Watch the clip above to hear about the changes Fran Pastore instituted as a result of the incident.

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