TLCs Family by the Sound does not shy away from the most painful moments on people's journeys. The spin-off of the popular My 600-lb Life, which airs Wednesday nights, follows a series of families struggling with problems with obesity.
In this exclusive clip from the episodes this week, provided by TLC . Men's Health Star Ed Barnes prepares to go under the knife the day before his planned gastric bypass surgery – technically, robot. The nature of bariatric surgery makes the stomach smaller to alter the way the body digests food.
Barnes, who weighs 41
Then the children of Barnes give him cards to cheer him over the process. A daughter's daughter calls him the "Best Father Ever" and adds, "If you go to your practice tomorrow, I do not want you to get nervous, I want you to be happy, that you can do more with ours Family and enjoy it. "It's a moment of mixed emotions, and Barnes cries appropriately at the gesture. Take a look at the exclusive clip below.