Support MY Contact Picture Doesn't Show/Text

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http://androidforums.com – I've assigned a picture of myself in my phone contacts and it shows up. I can't figure out how to assign and see the same picture in a text dialog using the default text program. If I tap on the blank contact icon next to my my dialog, I get the following, "the contact does not exist". Is it possible to assign my picture to my outgoing texts? Here's a visual (General)