Jill Pickett
A breast cancer awareness ribbon swings from the front porch of the home of Cyndi Nichols Miller and her husband, Tim, on Valley Creek Road. Cyndi was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011 but continues to deal with issues from treatments while in remission.
Lean on me: Millers deal with breast cancer the best way they know how — together

Most days are the same for Cyndi Nichols Miller.

Thirty-four times a day, Miller, 47, opens her medicine tray in her bedroom and finds the pill she has to take at a certain time of day. In all, she has 23 different medications to take. Every day.

It is one of the cruelties of the life of someone with breast cancer.