are you using hotmail or gmail? or AOL ?
please enter this page
enter your email address and password, and access your mailbox.
in the left pane, click on the SPAM link. it will load your spam folder. in here, you will be able to see the spam messages you have previously marked as spam. to unspam them, just select a message and then press the not spam button.
it looks like this
if you still have trouble, please let me know, I will be here, so we can try alternative solutions.
My spam folder only goes back to sept 17th