This is Wash posing with 20-21 months worth of his meds and mine.
This is what is looks like to be ill. This is the other side of brain cancer.
Imagine each of those bottles filled with pills- all processed into his body. The cardboard and glass bottles? Those are from his chemotherapy- a year's worth of poison.
How do we rack up thousands each month for medicine costs? See above.
(And yes, Leto snuck into frame on that first shot)