Maybe you could buy her chocolates and put a picture of you and her under the little casing's that chocolate comes in. Oh! And always remember flowers. They can really make someone feel loved and cared for.
Yes, people will want to know who you are before answering your ad. A picture with a profile will greatly increase your likelyhood of getting a letter. After all you want people who will accept you for who you are. Remember, profiles without pictures get viewed at a fraction of the rate that ones with photos.