When you reply to your own post before a moderator can, you knock the thread off the list we use to find people who need help. :)
Talk to your web host. Ask them to work with you on folder permissions in the uploads folder.
These forums were CLOSED to new posts on November 19th, 2012. New forums are here: http://www.studiopress.com/forums/
and you will need to SIGN UP AGAIN.
If you need assitance with setting up your theme, go to http://my.studiopress.com/
and read the SETUP links or the TUTORIALS link on the side tab.
If you need Account Assistance
, file a help desk ticket at the same location.